wear away[ wair ]SEE DEFINITION OF wear away
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WEAR AWAY
Do not eat the heart: do not wear away the heart by anxiety.
The hours wear away, and the candles are snuffed again and again.
Before Mid-Lent, even though I wear away my legs to the knees!
But I believe the flesh on her bones she'd wear away for any one that touched her heart.
Nataly spied at Dudley's behaviour, and said: 'That will wear away.
They wear away, and we lay them aside like worn garments that have served their purpose.
His censure, when counterbalanced by your censure, 127 may wear away.
Between that time and the present full nine long hours had to wear away.
If I excuse Lewis, she will think it is but some passing thing that awhile will wear away.
The effect is terrible and does not wear away for several days.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR WEAR AWAY
- calm down
- cut down
- die down
- drop off
- dry up
- fall off
- let up
- lose edge
- narrow down
- peter out
- run low
- slack off
- slow down
- tail away
- tail off
- wear away
- wear down