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“Running is just that much more efficient in expending more calories in a shorter amount of time,” Williams says.

Expending American treasure and blood should only be undertaken when it has a reasonable chance of success.

Krauthammer called Clinton naive for expending blood and treasure to protect human rights and self-determination in the Balkans.

And, yes, there may be one or two other matters on which lawmakers could be more productively expending time and energy.

As for Israel, Obama has a number of cards he can play without expending too much political capital at home.

The house had a large yard, and by expending a small amount of money was made very attractive.

The storm had now rotated to the west, and was expending its fury upon the barricades of the two Douvres.

And, therefore, I would not discourage anyone in expending whatever thought and labour might be in him upon any literary work.

It was only a portion of this wealth that they were expending in the manufacture of armament.

For what greater pleasure is there than in expending one's natural energies under pleasant conditions?


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to expending, such as: offering, allowing, awarding, bequeathing, null, and conferring.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.