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Exhausted or worn out:‘it's been a long day and we're completely bushwhacked’
tired out, worn out, weary, dog-tired, bone-tired, bone-weary, ready to drop, on one's last legs, asleep on one's feet, drained, fatigued, enervated, debilitated, spentView synonyms
- ‘The bad things about it are that it makes me feel completely bushwhacked.’
- ‘The bad thing about it is that it makes me feel completely bushwhacked.’
- ‘Although the long ride sapped me, I wasn't completely bushwhacked.’
- ‘Man, those kids leave me so completely and totally bushwhacked.’
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