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synonyms for erosion

  • corrosion
  • decrease
  • destruction
  • disintegration
  • abrasion
  • attrition
  • consumption
  • despoliation
  • spoiling
  • wear
  • desedimentation
  • eating away
  • grinding down
  • washing away
  • wearing down
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antonyms for erosion

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  • building
  • construction
  • rebuilding
  • strengthening
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How to use erosion in a sentence

More than $40 trillion of retirement savings is at risk of erosion if inflation returns.
AFTER $20 TRILLION IN PANDEMIC RELIEF SPENDING, THERE’S STILL NO SIGN OF INFLATION. WHAT HAPPENED?BERNHARD WARNERAUGUST 25, 2020FORTUNE
A ProPublica-Texas Tribune investigation found that the Rio Grande Valley project suffered from major erosion just months after it was finished.
FEDERAL PROSECUTORS HAVE STEVE BANNON’S MURKY NONPROFIT IN THEIR SIGHTSBY YEGANEH TORBATIAUGUST 24, 2020PROPUBLICA
A ProPublica-Tribune investigation found that the Rio Grande Valley project suffered from major erosion just months after it was finished.
PRIVATE BORDER WALL FUNDRAISERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED ON FRAUD CHARGESBY PERLA TREVIZO, JEREMY SCHWARTZ AND LEXI CHURCHILLAUGUST 20, 2020PROPUBLICA
The research team examined 10,276 individual valleys found in 66 valley networks on Mars, using custom-built algorithms to group them and infer what kind of erosion processes formed them.
MARS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN THE WARM, WET PLANET WE THOUGHT IT WASNEEL PATELAUGUST 7, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Additionally, over the last 20 million years, the building of the Himalayas, Andes, Alps and other mountains has more than doubled erosion rates, boosting weathering.
HOW EARTH’S CLIMATE CHANGES NATURALLY (AND WHY THINGS ARE DIFFERENT NOW)HOWARD LEEJULY 21, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Nowhere perhaps has the great water erosion of bygone aeons wrought more grotesquely and fantastically than in the Moqui basin.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
This erosion had been carried along the cañon on an even line of altitude as far as the softer layer extended.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
On steep slopes a certain number of trees must be left to protect the watershed and to prevent the erosion of the soil.
OUR NATIONAL FORESTSRICHARD H. DOUAI BOERKER
Its substance is well preserved; the surface was once highly polished, but now is pitted by erosion and discolored by age.
THE SWASTIKATHOMAS WILSON
Sastrugi, only six inches high, seen on the 26th, showed the effects of wind-erosion exquisitely.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
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WORDS RELATED TO EROSION

  • abrading
  • chafing
  • erosion
  • grating
  • rubbing
  • scratching
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