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 for To wear weary
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Wear \Wear\, v. i.
     1. To endure or suffer use; to last under employment; to bear
        the consequences of use, as waste, consumption, or
        attrition; as, a coat wears well or ill; -- hence,
        sometimes applied to character, qualifications, etc.; as,
        a man wears well as an acquaintance.
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     2. To be wasted, consumed, or diminished, by being used; to
        suffer injury, loss, or extinction by use or time; to
        decay, or be spent, gradually. "Thus wore out night."
        --Milton.
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              Away, I say; time wears.              --Shak.
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              Thou wilt surely wear away, both thou and this
              people that is with thee.             --Ex. xviii.
                                                    18.
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              His stock of money began to wear very low. --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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              The family . . . wore out in the earlier part of the
              century.                              --Beaconsfield.
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     To wear off, to pass away by degrees; as, the follies of
        youth wear off with age.
  
     To wear on, to pass on; as, time wears on. --G. Eliot.
  
     To wear weary, to become weary, as by wear, long
        occupation, tedious employment, etc.
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