expend gradually

expend gradually
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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • exercise — exercisable, adj. /ek seuhr suyz /, n., v., exercised, exercising. n. 1. bodily or mental exertion, esp. for the sake of training or improvement of health: Walking is good exercise. 2. something done or performed as a means of practice or… …   Universalium

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  • spend — verb (spent; spending) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English spendan, from Medieval Latin expendere to disburse, use up, from Latin, to measure by weight, pay out more at expend Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to use up or pay out ;… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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