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To deteriorate in condition, especially due to repeated exposure or use
“Over time the chemicals in the smoke will wear down the walls, and eventually, the walls will collapse and break.”
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To cause to become weary or fatigued
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“As was his wont, Medved tried primarily to wear down his opponent with continuous attacks.”
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To gradually exhaust or drain away
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“The foreigners arrive and slowly wear down the patience of the locals with their lack of self-control and obliviousness to the local customs.”
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To diminish to nothing
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Annoy
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Break through
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To defeat or overcome
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To smooth by rubbing or applying friction
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To express or describe in exaggerated terms
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To convince, or cause to believe, through reason or argument
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