Thesaurus / eat away
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He could but eat away his own heart in despair, a ruined man.
The feeding tips of roots secrete acids that eat away lime and other substances that occur in rocks.
Etch only enough to eat away the uppermost parts of the prepared surface that have not been permeated with fat.
If you keep on gaping at her she will eat away all your insides.
FOMA GORDYEFFMAXIM GORKY
How can this moral choke-damp, with all its fatal incrustations, fail to eat away the supports and very framework of the dwelling.
The grubs then eat away the soft portion of the leaf, causing it to look like lacework.
STUDIES OF TREESJACOB JOSHUA LEVISON
That Stelton should be at the table at all surprised 28 Bud, for it was not the habit of foremen to eat away from the punchers.
THE FREE RANGEFRANCIS WILLIAM SULLIVAN
So as he had now been walking the whole day and had not brought anything to eat away with him, he was frightfully hungry.
At the present rate of erosion it takes 2,640 years to eat away a mile.
EVENING ROUND UPWILLIAM CROSBIE HUNTER
Do they eat holes through the leaf, or do they eat away the entire leaf?

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