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To lose blood as a result of injury or illness
“It was a shallow burn into my flesh, but enough surface area to make it bleed profusely.”
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To ooze or pass slowly through pores or other small openings
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“He could feel the perspiration begin to bleed through his pores.”
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To seep or flow into an adjacent area
“The black paint began to bleed across the entire painting.”
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To blend or meld together (by flowing or seeping into each other)
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“More beer and another video, and then another, and after a time, the images blur and bleed into a single color.”
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To drain or siphon from, literally or figuratively
“Its sole mission was to bleed the country of its wealth, and it did so with monstrous disdain for its own democratic institutions.”
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To feel deep sadness or anguish
“Our hearts bleed over this loss.”
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To feel sympathy or empathy for the suffering of others
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“My heart was wrung with anguish and seemed ready to bleed for her at every pore.”
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To cheat, deceive or defraud someone for personal gain
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“This program is a diabolical sales tactic to bleed unsuspecting victims' wallets, retirements, and education funds.”
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To use, empty or drain completely
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Exploit or defraud by taking small amounts of money over a period of time
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Intimidating for money
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To remove or take away from
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Attack, terrorize
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To be constantly or visibly anxious
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To think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried
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To cause emotional distress to someone
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Noun
An incident or state of bleeding or losing blood
“She tore her gown and wrapped it around his wound to try to stem the bleed.”
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