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What is used often has depreciated or been diminished, sometimes completely consumed: a used automobile; All the butter has been used. Used is the past participle of use, which is a general verb: to use a telephone; to use a saw and other tools; to use one’s eyes; to use eggs in cooking. As applied to persons, use implies some selfish or sinister purpose: to use another to advance oneself. Utilize implies practical or profitable use: to utilize the means at hand, a modern system of lighting.

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He alludes to it as one of their evil customs and used by them to produce insensibility.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
Then there was Wee Wo,—he was a little Chinese chap, and we used to send him down the chimneys to open front doors for us.DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Other things being equal, the volume of voice used measures the value that the mind puts upon the thought.EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
The badness of the gunpowder used by the Mexicans, was again of great service to us.BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It was afterwards used as a schoolroom in connection with Winfield's factory.SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
Knowing by experience that he would soon be up to it, he used his pole with all his might, hoping to steer clear of it.THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
"She used to be so well—so bright," said Angela, who also appeared to have the desire to say something kind and comfortable.CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
He used to walk through the park, and note with pleasure the care that his father bestowed on the gigantic property.THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
(p. 054) At this period it appears that tobacco was used as money, and as the measure of price and value.TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The private chapel, built out from the house on the side next Calne, had not been used for years and years.ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD

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