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Meaning of WEAR AWAY

Pronunciation:  wehr u'wey

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
  2. [v]  diminish, as by friction; "Erosion wore away the surface"
  3. [v]  cut away in small pieces
 
 Synonyms: eat at, erode, gnaw, gnaw at, wear off, whittle away, whittle down
 
 See Also: abrade, abrase, corrade, crumble, damage, decay, delapidate, remove, rub down, rub off, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

 

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