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Synonyms for draining
drain·ing

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  1. draining, exhaustingadjective

    having a debilitating effect

    "an exhausting job in the hot sun"

    Synonyms:
    wearing, tiring, exhausting, wearying

    Antonyms:
    invigorating

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "draining":

    drainage, dewatering, drain, drying, exhausting, emptying, flowing

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#8539drain
#8817drainage
#11248flowing
#11873drying
#26270draining
#36632emptying
#37611exhausting
#40871tiring
#56698dewatering
#188925wearying

How to use draining in a sentence?

  1. Dean Garfield:

    Encryption is a security tool we rely on everyday to stop criminals from draining our bank accounts, to shield our cars and airplanes from being taken over by malicious hacks, we deeply appreciate law enforcement's and the national security community's work to protect us, but weakening encryption or creating backdoors to encrypted devices and data for use by the good guys would actually create vulnerabilities to be exploited by the bad guys.

  2. Natalie Smigielski:

    I remember the worth of having an emergency fund available, that's why I don't like draining it. I don't want to ruin it again.

  3. Van Etten:

    It is draining but healing. It comes from a therapeutic place.

  4. Maura Zucchelli:

    We are used to seeing people die, but normally it feels like you are accompanying them at the end of the road, now you go to people's homes, and within 48-72 hours the patient is dead. It's draining. It's like war.

  5. Valdeci Scherer:

    The workers are unsatisfied with talks up to now, we consider slaughterhouse work draining and are asking for what the law guarantees and what is just for the worker.


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