deplete

[ dih-pleet ]SEE DEFINITION OF deplete

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPLETE

We deplete the colony for what is in reality only a handful of men, while it means much to us.

To do this habitually is to so deplete the forces of the spirit that one has nothing left.

We had to deplete our ship's company again by putting a prize-crew on board.

Now to deplete is to check growth by abstracting the very source of nutriment.

Even the German invasion at the beginning of the war failed to deplete this stock.

After the harvest was ended the father began to deplete his farm.

It is only when a "giving out" is accompanied by a "looking in" that it can ever deplete.

He does not deplete himself by drugs, rivalry, strife or anger.

Francis says I have congestion, and I must live low, deplete, and take pills.

It would have been dangerous to deplete the firing line further.

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