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eroded

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Synonyms for eroded

  • corrode
  • destroy
  • abrade
  • bite
  • consume
  • crumble
  • disintegrate
  • eat
  • gnaw
  • scour
  • spoil
  • waste
  • grind down
  • wear down
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Antonyms for eroded

  • build
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • preserve
  • construct
  • fix
  • rebuild
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ERODED

Eroded -sus: gnawed; a margin with irregular teeth and emarginations.

When eroded and transported the gems are concentrated in placers.

That is, the basin of each was gouged or eroded by the movement of glacial ice.

These limestones were subsequently raised out of the sea to be eroded.

Eroded joints in the rest of the masonry should be raked and repointed.

What if he could see this, his own skull, yellow and eroded?

By treating the stone with an acid these lines were bitten or eroded, and could be printed from.

There were traces of inscription on it, but eroded to illegibility.

The floods have eroded the mountains and filled the valleys with the débris.

The traction-scooter was going up a slope that had been eroded concave.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, a back-formation from erosion, or else from French éroder, from Latin erodere "to gnaw away, consume" (see erosion). Related: Eroded; eroding. Originally of acids, ulcers, etc.; geological sense is from 1830.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ERODED

crumbly

adjectivebrittle
  • breakable
  • corroded
  • crisp
  • crunchy
  • decayed
  • degenerated
  • deteriorated
  • deteriorating
  • disintegrated
  • eroded
  • fragile
  • frail
  • frangible
  • friable
  • oxidized
  • perishing
  • powdery
  • pulverizable
  • rotted
  • rotten
  • rusted
  • shivery
  • short
  • soft
  • worn
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