bleed

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Synonyms for bleed

Synonyms for bleed

to flow or leak out or emit something slowly

Synonyms for bleed

lose blood from one's body

get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone

drain of liquid or steam

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lightblueisbest No, but when I had a gambling problem not so long ago they were fully aware of my multiple daily deposits with up to 20 or so online bookies and their response to the bleeding dry of my bank account was to increase my overdraft and offer me credit cards.
The social-welfare programs, besides being blatantly unconstitutional (in other words, against the law; not legal; criminal), never work like they are supposed to; they are rife with deception and corruption; and they always lead to bleeding dry the poor and middle class.
It's expensive, but treating obesityrelated illnesses such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and depression is more expensive - bleeding dry half a billion pounds of taxes every year.
What is the point hoping to inspire more people to take up sport by watching the Olympics but systematically bleeding dry the base of the performance pyramid?
For behind the smiles she was slowly bleeding dry the bank accounts of the terminally-ill and mentally handicapped in her care.