/ɪɡˈzɔːst/ /ɛɡˈzɔːst/
[with object]
1 Make (someone) feel very tired.
2 Use up (resources or reserves) completely.
2.1 Expound on or explore (a subject or options) so fully that there is nothing further to be said or discovered.
3 Expel (gas or steam) from or into a particular place.
mass noun
1 Waste gases or air expelled from an engine, turbine, or other machine in the course of its operation.
1.1 count noun The system through which exhaust gases are expelled.

Mid 16th century (in the sense ‘draw off or out’): from Latin exhaust- ‘drained out’, from the verb exhaurire, from ex- ‘out’ + haurire ‘draw (water), drain’.


At home we’ve been staked.
So we’ve cooked and we’ve baked.
All the cakes have been frosted,
So now I’m exhausted.
But before I relaxes,
I must do my taxes.


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