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  • 21erode — verb also erode away 1 (I, T) if the wind, rain etc erodes something such as rock or soil, or if they erode, their surface is gradually destroyed: East facing cliffs are being constantly eroded by heavy seas. 2 (I, T) to gradually destroy or… …

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  • 22erode — verb (eroded; eroding) Etymology: Latin erodere to eat away, from e + rodere to gnaw more at rodent Date: 1612 transitive verb 1. to diminish or destroy by degrees: a. to eat into or away by slow destruction of substance (as by acid, infection,… …

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  • 23érodé — dérodé érodé …

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  • 24erode — e|rode [ıˈrəud US ıˈroud] v also erode away [I and T] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: erodere to eat away , from rodere; RODENT] 1.) if the weather erodes rock or soil, or if rock or soil erodes, its surface is gradually destroyed ▪ The cliffs …

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  • 25Erode — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Erode Country and Admin Code IN.25.8223995 IN …

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  • 26erode — /ɪ rəυd/ verb to wear away gradually ♦ to erode wage differentials to reduce gradually differences in salary between different grades …

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  • 27erode — /ɪ rəυd/ verb to wear away gradually ♦ to erode wage differentials to reduce gradually differences in salary between different grades …

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  • 28erode — verb /ɪˈrəʊd,ɪˈroʊd/ To wear away by abrasion, corrosion or chemical reaction …

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  • 29erode — Synonyms and related words: abate, ablate, abrade, abrase, absorb, abstract, assimilate, atomize, bark, bate, be consumed, be eaten away, be gone, bite, bleed white, break up, burn up, canker, cease, cease to be, cease to exist, chafe, come apart …

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  • 30érode — dérode …

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  • 31erode — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. disintegrate, corrode, consume, wear away; see decay . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. wear away, corrode, waste, gnaw, consume, eat away, abrade, disintegrate, deteriorate. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To consume… …

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  • 32erode — see ROSTRUM …

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  • 33erode — e·rode || ɪ rəʊd v. wear away, grind down, corrode; slowly consume, eat away …

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  • 34erode — [ɪ rəʊd] verb 1》 (with reference to the action of wind, water, etc. on the land) gradually wear or be worn away. 2》 gradually destroy or weaken: parliament s authority has been eroded by successive governments.     ↘Medicine (of a disease)… …

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  • 35erode — v. a. Consume, destory, canker, corrode, eat away …

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  • 36erode — verb waves and weather are seriously eroding the north side of the island Syn: wear away/down, abrade, grind down, crumble; weather; eat away at, dissolve, corrode, rot, decay; undermine, weaken, deteriorate, destroy …

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  • 37erode — v 1. wear, wear down or away, waste away, wash away; corrode, fret, gnaw, consume, devour, eat out or away; abrade, rub down, chafe, fray, Inf. frazzle; grate, rasp, grind, scrape, excoriate. 2. canker, deteriorate, ravage, despoil. 3. channel,… …

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  • 38erode — verb Syn: wear away/down, abrade, grind down, crumble, weather, undermine, weaken, deteriorate, destroy …

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  • 39erode — [ɪˈrəʊd] verb [I/T] 1) to gradually damage the surface of rock or land so that it begins to disappear, or to be gradually damaged in this way 2) to gradually reduce the strength, importance, or value of something, or to be gradually reduced in… …

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  • 40erode — e•rode [[t]ɪˈroʊd[/t]] v. e•rod•ed, e•rod•ing 1) to eat into or away; destroy by slow disintegration 2) gel to form (a gully, butte, etc.) by erosion 3) to become eroded • Etymology: 1605–15; < L ērōdere=ē e +rōdere to gnaw e•rod′i•ble, adj.… …

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