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  • s  drained of energy or effectiveness; extremely tired; completely exhausted
    felt completely washed-out
  • s  having lost freshness or brilliance of color
    a very pale washed-out blue

  • For those who live in a city or near one, the night sky isn't much to look atjust a few scattered stars in a smoggy, washed-out, light-polluted expanse.
  • For those who live in a city or near one, the night sky isn't much to look at--just a few scattered stars in a smoggy, washed-out expanse.
  • Levees and floodwalls are being repaired and fortified; washed-out neighborhoods are repopulating.
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  • Colin Powell in guardian.co.uk
    This Bill Ayers situation that's been going on for weeks became something of a central point of the campaign,Powell said. "But Mr. McCain says that he's a washed-out terrorist. Well, then, why do we keep talking about him?"

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