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.
It serves as a potent reminder that the cost in lives of one war can erode the will of a people to fight another.
“But they have thought about how they can erode the Second Amendment in the U.S.,” he said.
“Over time, the sea can erode mountains,” he says with a broad smile.
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.