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  Words related to attrition

Related / Similar Words: contrition, contriteness, grinding, abrasion, detrition, corrasion

 

Definition:
  • the act of rubbing together; wearing something down by friction;
  • a wearing down to weaken or destroy; "a war of attrition";
  • sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation;
  • the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice;
  • erosion by friction;

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    Derivational Morphology: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off, grind, mash, crunch, bray, comminute

     

    Anagrams: titration, narration, initiator, Tarantino

     

     
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