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Meaning of overwear

o•ver•wear

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-wâr'), [key]
— -wore, -worn, -wear•ing.
  1. to use or wear excessively; wear out; exhaust; tax: needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.
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