Thesaurus / enervate

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The soft, rich landscapes of Italy enervate, while the rough mountainous country of the North imparts force and vigor.

Days passed; but his hour of crisis postponed itself, and all things combined to enervate him.

The Devil's GardenW. B. Maxwell

They are full of weaknesses and pains that wear out life and enervate all their mental and spiritual powers.

An artful cabal in that council would be able to distract and to enervate the whole system of administration.

The Federalist PapersAlexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison

The mild air seemed to enervate rather than to brace her system, and she grew daily more emaciated.

To diminish the strength of the social bond would be to enervate not to invigorate society.

This was the beginning of the fatal practice destined in the end to enervate France and demoralize the army.

The Life of Napoleon BonaparteWilliam Milligan Sloane

Feather beds, especially in youth and in warm weather, enervate the system, destroying its vigor and health.

To enervate, irritate, or corrupt the body is to produce a like effect upon the mind.

I must brace my mind, not enervate it, for I know I shall have much to endure.

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