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Verb
To be inspiring boredom
“As was his wont, Medved tried primarily to wear down his opponent with continuous attacks.”
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Present participle for to deteriorate in condition, especially due to repeated exposure or use
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“Over time the chemicals in the smoke will wear down the walls, and eventually, the walls will collapse and break.”
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Present participle for to gradually exhaust or drain away
“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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Present participle for to diminish to nothing
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Present participle for to make someone tired
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Present participle for annoy
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Breaking through
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Present participle for to defeat or overcome
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Present participle for to smooth by rubbing or applying friction
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Present participle for to express or describe in exaggerated terms
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Present participle for to convince, or cause to believe, through reason or argument
Noun
The resistance that one surface or object encounters when moving over another
Noun
The process of reducing something's strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure
Adjective
Decreasing
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