attrition

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Synonyms for attrition

Synonyms for attrition

Synonyms for attrition

the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice

sorrow for sin arising from fear of damnation

a wearing down to weaken or destroy

the act of rubbing together

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Remembering is motes and their motion; it moves like a wave for Rosa "by secret and attritive progress from mote to mote of obscurity's myriad components" and it also has this motion for Quentin: