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Noun
The gradual destruction or diminution of something
“Further, X-rays showed there was no deposit of secondary dentine as would have been expected if the abrasion had been due to natural attrition before death.”
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The process of reducing something's strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure
“Their game is a form of physical attrition of the opposition.”
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A feeling of responsibility for wrongdoing
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The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
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Physical damage caused to something
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Something offered as an atonement or penance
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The use of too many words to express an idea
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The act of rubbing
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The amount by which something is lessened
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