Thesaurus / worn-out

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She went to bed, worn-out by anxiety and fear—a fear that had made her remain in the laboratory as late as possible.
The Papey, a house for worn-out priests, was in Bevis Marks.
MEDIVAL LONDONWILLIAM BENHAM
We hoped to find some cheap method of restoring nitrogen and phosphorus to the worn-out soil which our poor peasants till.
THE MAIDS OF PARADISEROBERT W. (ROBERT WILLIAM) CHAMBERS
The butterflies frequent open fields, and are sometimes exceedingly abundant in worn-out lands in the Southern States.
THE BUTTERFLY BOOKWILLIAM JACOB HOLLAND
Perhaps it was a worn-out virtue, left to the bas-peuple—to the vulgar—and to animals?
VENDETTAMARIE CORELLI
He followed another old, worn-out trail on the south side of the ranch.
Perhaps the beaten, worn-out body let something through at last.
DAY AND NIGHT STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I am bargaining in the market where a man may barter his worn-out life at a profit of a hundred per cent.
DEBTS OF HONORMAURUS JKAI
She only minds about her husband's being so worn-out, so absent-minded that he cannot take pleasure in the children as she can.
Colonel Clark set two of his men to pick up these worn-out ones and run them up and162 down till they were warm again.

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