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overwore

[oh-ver-wawr, -wohr]
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verb
  1. simple past tense of overwear.

overwear

[oh-ver-wair]
verb (used with object), o·ver·wore, o·ver·worn, o·ver·wear·ing.
  1. to use or wear excessively; wear out; exhaust; tax: needlessly overwearing her best workers; phrases overworn by repetition.

Origin of overwear

First recorded in 1570–80; over- + wear
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