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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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Many medications can deplete critical nutrients from the body.
The researchers used a Stroop test to deplete the self-regulatory capacity of volunteers in the study.
These incidents, sometimes happening at the same time, deplete field resources and restrict our ability to adequately respond not only to those incidents but also to the rest of the community,'' Capt.