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synonyms for wore off

  • subside
  • diminish
  • disappear
  • stop
  • wear away
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How to use wore off in a sentence

The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
As the weeks wore on, the pretence of practical teaching was quietly dropped, and we crammed our science out of the text-book.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Q was a Queen, who wore a silk slip; R was a Robber, and wanted a whip.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
A far-off volley rumbled over the plain, and a few birds stirred uneasily among the trees.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She wore a little red hood, and looked wistfully after Davy as the shop went out of sight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Her face wore a look of distress, almost of alarm; she kept her place, but her eyes gave Bernard a mute welcome.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
They all wore very large linen collars and black cravats, which gave them a very serious appearance.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
There was no night to bring his vigil or his meditations to a close, but time wore him out at last.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Not a dollar did he possess—not even did he have a suit of clothes any more, and wore every day his corduroys.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Sprawling was lazy and wore out sofas, and little boys were not expected to talk.
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