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English verb: eat away

1. eat away (change) remove soil or rock


SamplesRain eroded the terraces.


Synonymserode, fret


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)damage


Narrower (hyponym)wash

2. eat away (change) wear away or erode


Synonymsfret


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)corrode, rust









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