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d raynd

  • v  flow off gradually
  • v  deplete of resources
  • v  empty of liquid; drain the liquid from
    We drained the oil tank
  • v  make weak
    Life in the camp drained him
  • a  emptied or exhausted of (as by drawing off e.g. water or other liquid)
    a drained marsh
    a drained tank
    a drained and apathetic old man...not caring any longer about anything
  • s  very tired
  • s  drained of electric charge; discharged
    left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained

  • Massive internal hemorrhaging had drained him of 90% of his blood.
  • In the lands drained by the Shannon, the Niger, the Nile, the Euphrates, the Ganges, the Indus and the Irrawaddy, Marxism is not the paramount issue.
  • They drained the blood from a dog.
News & Articles

  • Wade needed knee drained to play Game 7 of Finals
    MIAMI (AP) -- Dwyane Wade had his left knee drained one day before Game 7 of the NBA Finals, then got about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in the title-clinching win for the Miami Heat.
    June 22, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports
  • Wade needed knee drained to play Game 7
    Dwyane Wade had his left knee drained one day before Game 7 of the NBA Finals, then got about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in the title-clinching win for the Miami Heat.
    June 22, 2013 - ESPN
  • Dwyane Wade needed knee drained to play Game 7 of Finals
    Dwyane Wade had his left knee drained one day before Game 7 of the NBA Finals, then got about eight hours of game-day therapy just so he could play in the title-clinching win for the Miami Heat. Wade tells The Associated Press that his left knee was swollen ”like a coconut” after a collision with San [...]
    June 22, 2013 - Inside Hoops
Quotes

  • Brian Cashman in USA Today
    Now that it's drained, we're going to see how he responds,Cashman said. "Get a gauge of how much improvement, if at all, there is."
  • Ander Crenshaw in Boston Herald
    Congress shouldn't leave its business unfinished while American wallets are drained at the pump,said Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla.

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