Overwore



[oh-ver-wawr, -wohr] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɔr, -ˈwoʊr/

verb
1.
simple past tense of .
[oh-ver-wair] /ˌoʊ vərˈwɛər/
verb (used with object), overwore, overworn, overwearing.
1.
to use or excessively; out; exhaust; tax:
needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.

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