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  Definition of Wear away
  1. become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
  2. diminish, as by friction; "Erosion wore away the surface"
  3. cut away in small pieces
Similar Words: erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear off, whittle away, whittle down

 

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

 

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

 

 
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