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synonyms for sapping

  • blunt
  • cripple
  • deplete
  • destroy
  • drain
  • erode
  • exhaust
  • impair
  • ruin
  • undermine
  • vitiate
  • wreck
  • attenuate
  • bleed
  • debilitate
  • devitalize
  • disable
  • enervate
  • enfeeble
  • prostrate
  • rob
  • subvert
  • wear down
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antonyms for sapping

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  • aid
  • assist
  • build
  • construct
  • create
  • fill
  • help
  • repair
  • strengthen
  • energize
  • invigorate
  • increase
  • put in
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How to use sapping in a sentence

How tree sap flowsThroughout the Northern Hemisphere, you’ll see trees with running sap between January and early March each year.
MAKE YOUR OWN MAPLE SYRUP WITHOUT HARMING THE TREESBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
All you really need is something to channel the sap to drip into your container.
MAKE YOUR OWN MAPLE SYRUP WITHOUT HARMING THE TREESBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
February is the best month of sap production for most tree species.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Five hundred ladders and a quantity of sapping tools had been collected within easy reach of Kilmallock.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
How stem this tide of insidious poison that is sapping the strength of body and mind?
THE EDUCATION OF AMERICAN GIRLSANNA CALLENDER BRACKETT
But her line both of attack and defence was of the sapping-and-mining order.
THE SECOND LATCHKEYCHARLES NORRIS WILLIAMSON AND ALICE MURIEL WILLIAMSON
An evil press, largely circulated and read by many who suspect no evil, is rapidly sapping the faith of the multitudes.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
Orders were thus issued for as much ground as possible to be gained in High Wood by sapping forward.
THE HISTORY OF THE 51ST (HIGHLAND) DIVISION 1914-1918FREDERICK WILLIAM BEWSHER
The impotence of her position did much to aggravate her emotions, and they surged through her, sapping her strength.
THE RANGE BOSSCHARLES ALDEN SELTZER
It is really melancholy to see how this fever of extravagance rages, and how it is sapping the strength of our happy country.
THE AMERICAN FRUGAL HOUSEWIFELYDIA M. CHILD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SAPPING

  • debilitating
  • depleting
  • exhausting
  • fatiguing
  • sapping
  • taxing
  • tiresome
  • wearing
  • wearying
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.