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wear downTo cause physical or mental fatigue.Rate it:

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wear downTo have one's long hair styled in a free, low-hanging, unencumbered style; i.e., not in an up-do or ponytail.Rate it:

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wear offTo diminish in effect.Rate it:

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wear offTo disappear because of being abraded, over-polished, or abused.Rate it:

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wear one's heart on one's sleeveTo be extremely transparent, open, or forthright about one's emotions.Rate it:

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wear outTo cause to become damaged, useless, or ineffective through continued use, especially hard, heavy, or careless use.Rate it:

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wear outTo deteriorate or become unusable or ineffective due to continued use, exposure, or strain.Rate it:

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wear outTo exhaust; to cause or contribute to another's exhaustion, fatigue, or weariness, as by continued strain or exertion.Rate it:

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wear outTo become exhausted, tired, fatigued, or weary, as by continued strain or exertion.Rate it:

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wear outOf apparel, displayed in public.Rate it:

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wear outOf a shirt, not tucked into the pants; worn in a casual manner.Rate it:

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wear outTo punish by spanking.Rate it:

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wear out one's welcomeTo behave in an offensive, burdensome, or tiresome manner, with the result that one's continued presence is unwanted within a residence, commercial establishment, or social group.Rate it:

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wear rose-colored glassesTo see the positive in things while being oblivious to the negative.Rate it:

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wear thinTo lessen or weaken over time, as from overuse.Rate it:

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wear too many hatsTo try to fill more roles at once than is realistically possible.Rate it:

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worse for wearDrunk.Rate it:

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worse for wearIn poor physical condition due to long or heavy use.Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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run downTo hit someone with a car or other vehicle and injure or kill them.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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strip downTo remove all of one's clothing.Rate it:

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zoom downTo move quickly along a particular route, list, etc.Rate it:

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boil downAs an allusion to the cooking technique of reducing liquids by heat, one boils down a problem, argument, etc. to its most central elements.Rate it:

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take downTo remove something from a wall or similar vertical surface to which it is fixed.Rate it:

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cool downTo become cooler, to be reduced in temperature.Rate it:

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quiet downTo become quieter.Rate it:

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cool downTo become less agitated.Rate it:

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fall downTo fall to the ground.Rate it:

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nail downFirm or certain.Rate it:

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scarf downTo eat something quickly.Rate it:

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die downTo become less virulent.Rate it:

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knock downTo hit or knock (something), intentionally or accidentally, so that it falls.Rate it:

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put downTo set down, stop carrying, or place in a low location.Rate it:

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batten downTo close or make watertight, referring to hatches and cargo.Rate it:

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bear downTo approach another vessel from windward.Rate it:

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bear downTo press down on someone.Rate it:

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bear downTo intensify one's efforts.Rate it:

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bear down onTo approach someone in a very determined way.Rate it:

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