sap

[ UK /sˈæp/ ]
[ US /ˈsæp/ ]
NOUN
  1. a piece of metal covered by leather with a flexible handle; used for hitting people
  2. a watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  3. a person who lacks good judgment
VERB
  1. excavate the earth beneath
  2. deplete
    We quickly played out our strength
    exhaust one's savings
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How To Use sap In A Sentence

  • He watched them disappear from his view, his father still waddling along with that bloody basket.
  • A study by Conservation International, an American organisation, found that nearly a third of frogs, toads, newts and other amphibian species were likely to disappear within 100 years.
  • Woody stemmed plants, like Buddleia and plants that ooze sap, like Asclepias, should be cut and placed in hot water.
  • Strange flashes of varicoloured, rainbow light began to appear and disappear on the path before me.
  • Now that Gonzalez has rejected the Yankees, perhaps he can concentrate on turning a disappointing season into another banner year.
  • We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment. Jim Rohn 
  • At every turn I met with disappointment.
  • The digital flux that frames our experience of physical and socio-political realities functions through continuous additions, subtractions, and disappearances.
  • So many useful shops disappear, to be replaced by a retail outlet that is not welcomed by many of us.
  • Whether these positive initiatives will be enough to overcome disappointment on the limited over-all budget reduction will depend on the extent to which the investor is willing to look beyond near-term sluggishness in North American growth. Budget '85 Special Meeting of The Empire Club of Canada
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