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Adjective
Mentally or physically tiring
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“The comedy element of this comedy-thriller comes almost entirely from Trixie's spectacular destruction of the English language: it's the sort of verbal knockabout stuff that I love, but I can see how some people could find it wearing over an entire movie.”
Adjective
Clothed
Adjective
Tending to cause corrosion
Noun
The gradual destruction or diminution of something
Noun
The process of scraping or wearing something away
Noun
The capacity for withstanding continuous use without damage or deterioration
Verb
To be inspiring boredom
Verb
Present participle for be clothed in
“I do wear mini skirts sometimes but black ones not pink ones!”
Verb
Present participle for damage, erode, or destroy by friction or use
“Rough concrete wears the tires down more quickly.”
Verb
Present participle for to use up all the physical energy of
“The job of running their own business wears them sometimes.”
Verb
Present participle for withstand continued use or life in a specified way
“This carpet is less formal-looking but will wear well.”
Verb
Present participle for to tolerate
“For a start you'd have the fossil fuel interests opposing nuclear power generation, but more importantly the Australian public just wouldn't wear it I think.”
Verb
Present participle for to exhibit or present (a particular facial expression or appearance)
“In fact, every classical musician had reasons to wear such a smile.”
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