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wi k@n

transitive verb
definition:  to make weak or weaker; to cause to lose strength.
example:  The illness had weakened her a great deal, and it still took great effort to walk.
example:  He added some water to weaken the taste of the lemonade.

intransitive verb
definition:  to become weak or weaker; to lose strength.
example:  Without exercise, your muscles will weaken.

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