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eat away

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  1. erode, eat away, fretverb

    remove soil or rock

    "Rain eroded the terraces"

    gnaw, fret, rankle, gag, chafe, erode, eat into, fray, gnaw at, fuss, grate, eat at, gall, choke, wear away, niggle, rub, scratch

  2. fret, eat awayverb

    wear away or erode

    choke, fuss, eat into, rankle, niggle, fret, chafe, fray, scratch, grate, erode, rub, gall, gag

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  1. Maude Gorman:

    Nobody saw the skit because we were backstage, but we could all hear it, i instantly knew I had to do something. It was going to eat away at me if I didn't... we were all shocked. We said,' Oh my god. I can not believe that just happened. Did that just really happen ?'.

  2. Russell Wohl:

    The bacteria can then become opportunistic and literally start to eat away at your cornea, worst case scenario from that is loss of vision.

  3. John Delury:

    America has played a certain role in Asia since 1945 ... that role has in the end of the day been a stabilizer, that's what being undermined here with a president who thrives on unpredictability ... it's going to eat away at the fundamental credibility of the US role in Asia.

  4. Janelle Wong:

    If their goal is to eat away at the Democratic bloc and if the past is any indication, they could be successful.

  5. Herbert Butterfield:

    The academic mind can eat away the very basis of its own assurance ... produce contortions when it tries to bend over backward ... allow itself to be dismayed by the picture it has created of relentless historical process.

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  • lahottaa, rapauttaa, kuluttaa, nakertaa, syövyttääFinnish
  • подмывать, выесть, подмыть, выедать, пожирать, пожратьRussian

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