run down

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Synonyms for run down


move downward

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injure or kill by running over, as with a vehicle


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use up all one's strength and energy and stop working

examine hastily

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The SNP Government inherited a run down and demoralised shambles at Vale Of Leven and the real question is what local Labour MSP Jackie Baillie was doing as it was being stitched up.
That's better than manufacturing, where a whopping three quarters of employees feel run down thanks to their jobs, but not as impressive as the hardy legal profession.
The plan seems to be to let them get really run down and then demolish them.
It looks at this stage as if he was run down by something," he added.
Hitting this exposed nerve will cause a tingling sensation to run down your arm and spread into your third and fourth fingers.
DEREK FERGUSON has told how Ted McMinn went on a run down the wing at Ibrox - and DISAPPEARED in the Copland Road stand
Londoners are most likely to run down the power in their batteries' while Scots are the most likely to mix up their fuels.
When your opponent is ahead near the end of the game, they will seek to run time off the clock--allow the play clock to run down 20 or more seconds before snapping the ball.
A nice touch is the little thumbnails which instantly pop up in the navigation box as you run down the categories.
PALMDALE - A man and woman tried to run down a supermarket employee Wednesday after stealing a 24-roll pack of toilet paper, deputies said.
It's off on a 30 minute dive to Wilson Airport on the other side of town, a run down colonial offering with aircraft all over the place, some old, some tatty (very tatty) and some extremely modern.
In each case, Steir allowed diluted oil paint to run down the canvas, counting on the effects of chance while relying on skill to direct the outcome.
In a neighborhood called Alphabet City that's becoming more sanitized and expensive everyday, there's a run down apartment building-turned-squat that my man Seth has had since 1989.
Before long, we may find that our deepest roots as humans run down Andean valleys to the Pacific.
Almost all grafts run down after some time, through areaction that does not seem to be the same thing as graft rejection (a type of immune response mounted by the host against the graft),' Morrell says.