wear down[ wair ]SEE DEFINITION OF wear down
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEAR DOWN
After this there was no serious attempt to wear down the bowling.
He kept going, confident of his own ability to wear down the quarry.
I won't,' said the mouse, 'I'm not going to wear down my teeth for that.'
In 1794 Pitt hoped to retrieve the failures of the first campaign and to wear down the French defence.
Long enough to wear down a rugged boy's splendor to a burden of exhausted flesh—Cecil must have been a magnificent youth.
Semn took Mikhyla's advice and undertook to make a pair of boots that would not wear down or rip.
Such depressing influences cannot but wear down the noblest calling.
So little Dumoise was packed off to Chini, to wear down his grief with a full-plate camera, and a rifle.
His policy was to wear down the Germans by provoking attacks in which they were likely to lose more men than the Allies.
Would she and Peggie manage to make a stand and wear down this terrible bowling?
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WEAR DOWN
- cause ennui
- fall off
- grow tired
- have had enough
- leave one cold
- lose interest
- make discontented
- take it out of
- tire out
- try the patience of
- tucker out
- wear down
- wear out