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In early August Sherman brought in siege guns and vowed to leave Atlanta “a used-up community by the time we are done with it.”

Once wars start, the materiel is used up pretty quickly—and then needs to be replaced.

Laham pays $200 a month for rent alone, and, like Nidal, she has used up her UNRWA allowance.

While graduate students who wash out have less debt than law graduates, they have also used up a lot more valuable years.

Pantani had used up all his energy chasing Armstrong, and dropped out of the race after stage 16.

That, like the matches, had long ago been used up, and our discoverers were reduced to roasted biscuit-crumbs.

The water, too, had become very mawkish and vapid, and there was scarcely any tea left; what remained was used up that evening.

It is to be hoped that they have used up their ammunition for the present, as I believe they are rather short.

He tells me that the Russians were in a critical state three weeks ago with their ammunition used up.

The Germans are supposed to have used up half their last million already.


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On this page you'll find 715 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to used-up, such as: battered, broken-down, crumbling, damaged, decaying, and decrepit.

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