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deplete

[də·plēt′]
Etymology: L, deplere, to empty
to empty or unload or to cause depletion.

deplete

(dē-plēt′) [L. depletus, emptied]
To empty; to produce depletion.
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Blood pressure-lowering medications routinely deplete nutrients.
Scientists say that if you use your willpower to do one task, it depletes you of the willpower to do an entirely different task.
When chemicals like chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) deplete this type of ozone, higher UV levels reach the Earth, facilitating skin cancer and other health threats.
The project stems from China's bid to join the Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer, an international treaty intended to protect the stratospheric ozone layer from further damage by compounds such as CFCs.
Previous T cell therapy pilot studies used a monovalent formulation of attenuated MRTCs to deplete MBP reactive T cells.
CANYON COUNTRY - Two state Supreme Court decisions centering around historical water rights could bolster arguments that a massive sand and gravel pit would harm the Santa Clara River and deplete the water supply.
And we will deplete it by using Bt or any other insecticide.