wearing down

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synonyms for wearing down

On this page you'll find 50 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wearing down, such as: abating, declining, null, diminishing, dropping, and dwindling.

How to use wearing down in a sentence

  • To keep the ends of his wooden legs from wearing down short, Ozma had shod the Sawhorse with plates of pure gold.

    The Tin Woodman of Oz | L. Frank Baum
  • Perhaps it was simply that the barriers between us and this masked aspect of life had been wearing down unperceived.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • It fought every inch of the way, wearing down pony and rider until they were almost exhausted.

    The Pony Rider Boys in Texas | Frank Gee Patchin
  • Something tragic was going on right then—the wearing down, the devastation of the old earth.

  • Finally his foot touched his companion's knee but, without pausing, kept wearing down the groove.

    Bring Me His Ears | Clarence E. Mulford

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