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Synonyms for Wearing (same or very similar meaning)

WordNet sense 1 ((geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)):
erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing away

WordNet sense 2 (producing exhaustion):
exhausting, tiring, wearying

WordNet sense 3 (requiring great physical effort):

WordNet sense 4 (the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment):

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