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adjective as in draining

adjective as in exhausting

adjective as in fatiguing

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Example Sentences

That expectation depends on galaxies merging from smaller chunks, and depleting some of their available star-making fuel.

Their purpose lies inherently deeper: providing the building blocks for sustaining a rapidly depleting coral reef environment.

The CBO predicted that about 400,000 people would enroll, rapidly depleting the $5 billion that had been allocated.

The same goes for most stylists, who are depleting the coffers of showrooms around Hollywood.

Which begs the question: Why are you depleting it to make vodka?

Food for man and beast may be taken from the soil for thousands of years without depleting it.

Penrod, taken by surprise and unpleasantly alarmed, darted away from the tree he was depleting and ran for the stable.

The cocoanut, therefore, while a good feeder, may not be classed with the most depleting of field crops.

As the lending by each bank is depleting its reserves, the lending which other banks are doing is reinforcing these reserves.

In Athens and other states the depleting agencies were more numerous.


On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to depleting, such as: exhausting, taxing, debilitating, fatiguing, sapping, and wearing.

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