warworn

warworn

(ˈwɔːˌwɔːn)
adj
worn down by war
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I at once spurred alongside Raffles, as he rode, bronzed and bearded, with warworn wide-awake over eyes grown keen as a hawk's, and a cutty-pipe sticking straight out from his front teeth.
Crowe creates a warworn hero, home and disillusioned from the Crusades, while Cate Blanchett's Marian eventually becomes a Joan Of Arc figure in full battle armour.
Last year, in March 2005, CBO estimated that the backlog of maintenance and replacement costs for warworn equipment was about $13 billion, about the same as the services' estimates at that time, and that annual repair and replacement costs would run about $8 billion a year based on the current pace of operations.
In language that has now become warworn with overuse, one critic, in referring to the Catholic authorities behind the move, stated to the Canadian press: "These people are obviously more concerned about Catholic dogma than they are about people's lives."