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synonyms for eroding

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

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  • build
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • preserve
  • construct
  • fix
  • rebuild
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How to use eroding in a sentence

These materials, driven along by the stream, become eroding tools of very considerable energy.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
It is now known that cirques are produced primarily by the eroding action of the ice masses embedded in them.
MOUNT RAINIERVARIOUS
At the falls the river has several times changed its course in eroding first one soft spot, then another.
ACROSS ICELANDWILLIAM BISIKER
On this incline the water became a powerful eroding agent, and finally cut its channel to its present depth.
HOURS OF EXERCISE IN THE ALPSJOHN TYNDALL
It is a kind of clay on which the eroding power of water has little effect.
A POPULAR ACCOUNT OF DR. LIVINGSTONE'S EXPEDITION TO THE ZAMBESI AND ITS TRIBUTARIESDAVID LIVINGSTONE
The larva enters, and works downward; first consuming the bark, but afterwards eroding the wood also.
AMERICAN POMOLOGYJ. A. WARDER
The eroding power of ice is determined by its thickness, that is to say, by its weight.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
On this incline the water became a powerful eroding agent, and finally cut the channel to its present depth.
FRAGMENTS OF SCIENCE, V. 1-2JOHN TYNDALL
The whiskey became lost to view, and went eroding its way through the dust these poor fellows had swallowed.
THE OXFORD BOOK OF AMERICAN ESSAYSVARIOUS
But he knew that they were only a stopgap, only a temporarily shoring of a constantly-eroding dam.
THE DUELING MACHINEBENJAMIN WILLIAM BOVA
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ERODING

  • acerbic
  • acidulous
  • acrid
  • anti-alkaline
  • biting
  • corroding
  • disintegrative
  • dissolvent
  • eating away
  • eroding
  • erosive
  • oxidizing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.