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enervate
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • —The enervating friendship which enfolds you Is like an open-laced Italian collar, Floating around your neck in woman’s fashion; One is at ease thus,—but less proud the carriage!

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  • The late nights and drugs were so enervating, she couldn’t hold on to her job.
  • Other nights she could sleep for eighteen drugged hours and wake, enervated, hardly able to stand.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49

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