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  • v  cause to deteriorate due to the action of water, air, or an acid
    The acid corroded the metal
  • v  become destroyed by water, air, or a corrosive such as an acid
    The metal corroded

  • Or maybe it's his argument that jerks exact a cost to the bottom line as they single-handedly corrode an organization's cohesion.
  • It must be inert, so as not to corrode or cause reactions in the blood.
  • The measure, said Kemp, would "corrode the soul of the party.
News & Articles

  • A Perilous Grid
    They crisscross the country in a complex maze just below ground level, carrying flammable, dangerous, and highly polluting liquids and poisonous gases. They are capable of catastrophic failures that have killed people and devastated property. They corrode, they leak, they explode — and they do it with some regularity. The millions of miles of gas [...]
    June 12, 2013 - Fort Worth Weekly
  • 'Mad Men' recap: Sins of the Father
    The effect of fathers, in sum, has been to corrode the world with maleness. The male has a negative Midas touch - everything he touches turns to shit .- Valerie Solanas, SCUM Manifesto , self-published in 1967
    June 10, 2013 - Entertainment Weekly
Quotes

  • Yasar Buyukanit in Toronto Star
    Gen. Yasar Buyukanit, chief of the military, said in a note on the military's website: "Our nation has been watching the behaviour of those separatists who can't embrace Turkey's unitary nature and centres of evil that systematically try to corrode...

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