Shrink, grow, full and empty

deplete
(v)
de-PLEET-ǝd
Meaning

exhaust; use up

1st Sample Sentence

He is afraid that his wife's medical expenses will deplete their savings.

Root

de (off, away)#plere (to fill) (Latin)

Mnemonics

If you de (remove) + from plate. you will reduce its contents.

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