sap

All Noun Verb
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  • Yet after all Who is it that saps his strength save man alone? Cited from A Lute of Jade, by L. Cranmer-Byng (Chin. poetry)
  • He sapped me of all my ideas, and gave me none in exchange. Cited from Penelope's English Experiences by Kate D Wiggin #6
  • Although the government was able to continue for several more months its effective power had been sapped.
  • It was sapping her strength and energy; in it she would grow old long before her time. Cited from The Terrible Twins, by Edgar Jepson
  • In sapping, the ground just gives away as water comes out.
  • Thus, the Empire would only hold together a tree without sap.
  • It is generally where SAP has announced major product changes and strategic direction.
  • What she had seen had sapped the color from her face. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • The average maple tree will produce of sap per season, up to per day.
  • Altogether his appearance was that of one whose energy has been utterly sapped. Cited from Gunman's Reckoning, by Max Brand
  • All the courage has been sapped out of my will here -- crushed out! Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
  • The coming of the child had sapped rather than created strength as it properly should have done. Cited from Together, by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  • He found it easy to carry, an important factor when illness sapped his strength.
  • He so completely identified himself with the work he had in hand that he sapped the very sources of fear. Cited from Essays On Work And Culture, Hamilton W. Mabie
  • These were great changes which sapped the spirit of the ancient institution. Cited from Seigneurs of Old Canada, by William Bennett Munro
  • Who was the young man with the life sapped out? Cited from The Blind Spot, by Austin Hall and Homer Eon Flint
  • The war, the story seems to say, sapped our security of property and comfort and life. Cited from Essays in Contemporay Criticism, Harry S. Canby
  • I tell you it saps all the strength and manhood out of me. Cited from The Captain of the Polestar, by A. Conan Doyle #5
  • They require living trees to provide the sap on which they feed.
  • Why don't you bore a hole in yourself and let the sap run out?
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Meaning of sap

  • noun A watery solution of sugars, salts, and minerals that circulates through the vascular system of a plant
  • verb Excavate the earth beneath