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tire

(tīr) [AS. teorian, to tire]
1. To become fatigued.
2. To exhaust or fatigue.
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But this was one of the points on which the lady shewed her strength; and when he recommended the advantage of resting herself a quarter of an hour at Winthrop, as she felt so tired, she resolutely answered, "Oh!
And after a while they got used to walking such a lot and did not get so tired and enjoyed the life of travel very much.
They led a very merry life; for the Atkinson girls kept up a sort of perpetual picnic; and did it so capitally, that one was never tired of it.
It went on for an hour, then the tired child went to sleep, and it was pitiful to hear her moan and nestle, and I couldn't do anything for her.
He walked slowly along the Chelsea Embankment, because the river was restful and quiet, till he was tired, and then sat on a bench and dozed.
Beth began by rummaging everything out of the big closet where her family resided, but getting tired before half done, she left her establishment topsy-turvy and went to her music, rejoicing that she had no dishes to wash.
"But you would not wish me to come away before I am tired, papa?"
She saw so many rooms that she became quite tired and began to think that there must be a hundred, though she had not counted them.