(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. weary, fatigue, bore, exhaust, jade, fag. See weariness. —n. recap, retread; snow, spare, radial, tube, tubeless, or bias-ply tire.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. wheel, casing, tire and tube; see wheel 1 .
Varieties of tires include: tubeless, radial, steel-belted radial, snow, mud, all-terrain, studded, whitewall, puncture-proof, recapped, low-pressure, synthetic, natural rubber, solid rubber, pneumatic, oversize, airplane, automobile, motorcycle, bicycle, recap*, retread*, spare*, baloney*, doughnut*, rubber toe*, sneaker*, shoe*. v.
1. [To become exhausted]
Syn. grow weary, to become fagged, break down, droop, flag, jade, pall, faint, drop, puff, sink, yawn, collapse, give out, prostrate, wilt*, go stale*, poop out*, burn out*, burn the candle at both ends*; see also weary 2 .
Ant. rest*, awake, relax.
2. [To make a person exhausted]
Syn. tax, overtax, harass, fatigue, exhaust, overwork, strain, overstrain, overburden, depress, dispirit, pain, vex, worry, distress, deject, dishearten, unman, prostrate, wear out, run a person ragged*, do up*, do in*, take the tuck out of*; see also weary 1 .
3. [To bore]
Syn. annoy, exasperate, displease; see bother 2 , weary 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. exhaust wear out, weary, fatigue, drain, *run out of juice, *run one's battery down, enervate, *bush, *poop out, burn out, flag, fail.
2. get sick of lose interest, be bored with, lose patience with, lose fascination with.
ANT.: 1. energize, invigorate, revive. 2. interest, be fascinated with, stimulate
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To diminish the strength and energy of: drain, fatigue, jade, wear, wear down, wear out, weary. See TIRED. 2. To fatigue with dullness or tedium: bore, weary. See EXCITE.

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