Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: draining
IPA transcription: [dɹ'eɪnɪŋ]
Pronunciations of draining
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: draining, exhausting
    Meaning: having a debilitating effect; "an exhausting job in the hot sun"
Usage examples
  • The thug has struck her blow; she is draining the blood of the departed.
  • The outlet of the lake is a large stream, almost a river in size, one of the main draining streams of the glacier.
  • Our camp was made on the south or lower side of the delta, below all the draining streams, so that I would not have to ford any of them on my way to the glacier.
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