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Your body is pretty adept at automatically searching for the most efficient movement patterns and avoiding wasted energy.
DON'T JUDGE A RUNNER'S EFFICIENCY BY THEIR STRIDEALEX HUTCHINSONSEPTEMBER 30, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Day by day these fretting anxieties and perplexities wasted her strength, and her fever grew higher and higher.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
The war which wasted the Athenians for 27 years, commonly called the Peloponnesian war, began May 7th.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
And he said: Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land shall be left desolate.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A woman with such capabilities would be wasted in the rle of a mere countess—but as the wife of an aspiring Liberal statesman!
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I will take away the hedge thereof, and it shall be wasted: I will break down the wall thereof, and it shall be trodden down.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
The beautiful Battalions of the 25th April are wasted skeletons now; shadows of what they had been.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
They had searched Mortlake House for Alice, and that vain quest had not wasted more than half-an-hour.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He wasted no time on questions, just grabbed his friends and disappeared before the crowd came out.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
She was handsome too—if she had not been so wasted with misery—though the girl is no more like her than I am like the moon.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE

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