The strategy then was to erode abortion rights around the edges, without alarming women in the center.
That started to erode after the two officers were assaulted last week.
“But they have thought about how they can erode the Second Amendment in the U.S.,” he said.
Alternatively, passing up a shot could allow an enemy to escape, kill U.S. citizens, and erode U.S. power.
That strategy is not going to work much longer, because his frontrunner status is already starting to erode.
There has not been time to erode them away since the Pleistocene glaciation.
This limit of the level of the sea beneath which they cannot erode is known as baselevel.
Secure in its grip, these are used as graving-tools to erode its bed.
To erode a stratum 5000 feet thick will require at this rate thirty million years.
They were, I think, harder than metal, yet they had been here long enough for the elements to erode them into featureless shards.
1610s, a back-formation from erosion, or else from French éroder, from Latin erodere "to gnaw away, consume" (see erosion). Related: Eroded; eroding. Originally of acids, ulcers, etc.; geological sense is from 1830.
erode e·rode (ĭ-rōd')
v. e·rod·ed, e·rod·ing, e·rodes
To wear away by or as if by abrasion.
To eat into; ulcerate.