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adjective as in debilitated

adjective as in drawn

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These clippers have steel blades and a sap groove that prevents sticky buildup from clogging up a job.

Honeybees are known for collecting pollen, nectar and tree sap.

Modern marshmallows no longer contain sap from their namesake, Althaea officinalis, the marshmallow plant.

Simple phenomena, such as how sap flows down a tree trunk, are straightforward and can be captured in a few lines of code using what mathematicians call linear differential equations.

This is a conical tube that directs the sap flow and allows you to hang a container at the bore hole.

Fighting words like those that propelled his team to the top of the industry, but it looks like that drive might have been sapped.

Long periods of ball-play sapped speed from the Americans, who were relying on fleet counter-attacks to score against the Germans.

Bad leadership and worse commanders rapidly sapped the morale of his unit, which became notorious for its lack of discipline.

They can be sapped of war fever by the diplomatic courage and genius displayed by Kissinger and Nixon four decades ago.

Online distractions have sapped the will to compete, let alone the will to win.

He spoke in low, earnest tones, and as he did so, Dick felt as though his moral manhood were being sapped.

I have been very busy trying to get ahead of a German trench which they had sapped up to us.

His last words—the inexorable intention of going away—sapped her last lingering hope.

In fact, numbers of houses, and even whole streets, were in this way sapped and overturned.

He doubtless kindled a spirit of inquiry, while he sapped the foundation of Christianity and undermined faith.


On this page you'll find 456 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sapped, such as: enervated, enfeebled, incapacitated, weakened, decrepit, and feeble.

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