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  Words related to wear away

Related / Similar Words: erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear off, whittle away, whittle down

 

Definition:
  • become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded";
  • diminish, as by friction; "Erosion wore away the surface";
  • cut away in small pieces;

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    Hyponyms: abrade, corrade, abrase, rub down, rub off

     

    Derivational Morphology: erosion, eroding, eating away, wearing, wearing away

     

     
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