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  • n. Plural form of exhaustion.


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  • And they threw sand in each other's eyes, recuperated, and fought on to successive exhaustions.

    Chapter 11

  • There's no indication the Senate will move quickly when it returns next week, when the number of premature exhaustions will climb to 323,400.

    Jobs Crisis Persists As Dems Lose Appetite To Fight It

  • By the end of the following week, the number of premature unemployment exhaustions will climb to 323,400.

    HUFFPOST HILL - MAY 28, 2010

  • She fell ill almost immediately upon arrival four days ago, succumbing to the various exhaustions of her journey towards him, and he has cared for her since then, having been utterly alone before that for many months.

    Excerpt: The Wasted Vigil by Nadeem Aslam

  • You and your bigfoot crap: I wrote a story published in Biker 10 years ago about bikers vs. a Bigfoot and I never see THAT bandied about this site like a cheap tawdry bimbo like I do YOUR Bigfoot sargasso coils of suffocating morasses of life-choking monotony book-cover exhaustions.

    Dare to Compare

  • I leave this hotel soon, but I hope the next one has wireless and I can post a blog - keep posting on time, I am not going to let a little thing like a wheelchair breakdown and a few exhaustions a day slow me down haha - ug!

    farmers market, pain, weekend, pain, seizures, more pain, falling down, screaming.

  • BASH: Now, despite all the tension and exhaustions -- exhaustion, rather -- you can hear it -- I have it, too -- Republicans say that they won't vote again until the morning before Christmas.

    CNN Transcript Dec 22, 2009

  • The sewer in ancient Paris is the rendezvous of all exhaustions and of all attempts.

    Les Miserables

  • I wonder if this is one of those exhaustions that will magically disappear as soon as the children are spirited away by their father, or if it will malinger throughout the evening, leaving me here alone on a Friday night feeling dorky AND somewhat ill.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: October 2005 Archives

  • And it was in the nature of my fever, which was indeed only half fatigue and illness, and the rest the disorder of passionate youth, that Nettie, a strangely distorted Nettie, should come through the brief dreams that marked the exhaustions of that vigil, to dominate my misery.

    In the Days of the Comet


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