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Verb
Present participle for to erode gradually and progressively
“The woman in the darkness could hear him laughing and talking with a guest who was striving to wear away a dull evening by dozing in a chair by the office door.”
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Present participle for to erode or corrode gradually
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Present participle for reduce something in size, amount, or extent by a gradual series of steps
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Present participle for to diminish to nothing
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Present participle for to cause to become physically weaker
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Present participle for to wear away or cause damage through applied friction
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Present participle for to diminish in effect
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Present participle for annoy
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Present participle for to scrape or wear away by friction or erosion
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Present participle for to decay or get worse in strength, health or quality
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Present participle for become progressively worse
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Present participle for to remove completely, leaving no trace
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Present participle for to come safely through a precarious situation
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Present participle for come or fall away from a surface in flakes
Noun
The gradual destruction or diminution of something
Noun
The act or process of vanishing
Noun
The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
Adjective
In a dilapidated or disintegrating condition, typically about to fall apart
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