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A subtle current of desire passed through her body, weakening her hold upon the brushes and making her eyes burn.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
If any weakening of resolve were in himself, it disappeared long before Tony's arrival on the scene.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
A subsequent mental weakening would be no ground for annulling a marriage.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The mat shop is beginning to affect my health: the dust has inflamed my throat, and my eyesight is weakening in the constant dusk.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Now this was lucky, because I was weakening; I was getting afraid I had come; people might know my voice and find me out.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Chief glad to hear enemy opposition weakening and knows you will take advantage of this to push on rapidly.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME 2IAN HAMILTON
"—down to the lower levels—" the thought came slowly, forced out by a weakening will.
STAR BORNANDRE NORTON
Thus, instead of weakening our friendship, my choice was the beginning of a closer and warmer relation than ever.
SILVER CHIMES IN SYRIAW. S. NELSON
At the same time you are weakening your brain power and your force of character.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
But the steady weakening of their nuclear batteries was another matter.
THE PLANET STRAPPERSRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
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WORDS RELATED TO WEAKENING

  • attenuation
  • debility
  • depletion
  • devitalization
  • enfeeblement
  • exhaustion
  • feebleness
  • frailness
  • frailty
  • weakening
  • weakness
  • drooping
  • droopy
  • dwindling
  • fading
  • fatigued
  • languishing
  • languorous
  • leaden
  • lethargic
  • limp
  • listless
  • sagging
  • slacking
  • spiritless
  • tired
  • tiring
  • waning
  • weak
  • weakening
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