Later in the century its power began to be sapped by Macedonia.
So you sapped us to keep her from absorbing our power.
Still, its foundations were sapped.
But its importance was sapped by the vicinity of Belfast, and its historical associations are now its chief interest.
The eerily familiar words â€“ the same he'd spoken to Rhyn before sending him on the suicide mission â€“ sapped Kris's enthusiasm at Death's visit.