Synonyms for wearing out

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"But I've no intention of wearing out just yet," said Raeburn, cheerfully.

We hear a great deal about the exhaustion or wearing out of the soil.

His gaze was still searchingly keen, but the priest was wearing out.

What's the good of wearing out one's tongue before one has the hang of the matter?

Work as he might, he had no such stress to fear as was wearing out her life.

All this was wearing out his strength, and sapping his very life.

What do you mean by wearing out the brim o' your hat in that way?

Clothes were wearing out, bread was harder and harder to get.

Wearing out my scabbard, she said with a fatigue that made no attempt at lightness.

Spare your energies, spare your eyesight which you are wearing out by excess of grief.

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