They have not the attrition which wears away the angularities.
Nothing has done us more harm than all this talk about "attrition."
The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to attrition.
I say that attrition with confession is necessary: he believes that contrition is necessary.
In what was to a great extent a war of attrition this was a point of some importance.
But attrition of men is only half; there is the question of food and of money.
The rocks are smoothed with the attrition of the alchemy of years.
Attrition and Contrition, as defined at the Council of Trent, 584.
The process of attrition was going forward slowly and surely.
As they had least to win so they have most to lose in a war of taxation and attrition.