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Tire out   /tˈaɪər aʊt/   Listen
Tire out

Exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress.  Synonyms: fag, fag out, fatigue, jade, outwear, tire, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary.

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"Tire out" Quotes from Famous Books

... where Lord Claud's advantage lay. If he could tire out his adversary by keeping on the defensive, then at the last he might get his chance, and lunge at him when he would scarce be able to ...
— Tom Tufton's Travels • Evelyn Everett-Green

... him the parts of which the rim was composed. While Marco was looking at the wheel, the blacksmith began to push away the burning brands a little from the tire, as it began to be hot enough. Presently he went into his shop and brought out several pairs of tongs. With these the men lifted the tire out of the fire, but the blacksmith said it was a little too hot, and he must let it cool a minute ...
— Marco Paul's Voyages and Travels; Vermont • Jacob Abbott

... billions. The greatest genius who ever lived doubtless had scores of millions of brain cells that remained more or less idle, if not sound asleep, all his life. Nature has furnished you with a plentiful surplus of grey matter in your head. Do not be afraid that you will exhaust or tire out your brains by your self-development. Put into your work all the brains you can waken with your various senses. And keep the ...
— Certain Success • Norval A. Hawkins

... a smothered voice from her shoulder, "this is 'Our Father' week! Don't tire out the Lord with the 'Now I lay me,' ...
— Rose of Old Harpeth • Maria Thompson Daviess

Words linked to "Tire out" :   indispose, overtire, exhaust, wash up, wear, refresh, tucker, beat, tire, wear down, overweary, tucker out, overfatigue, pall

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