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  • v  become ground down or deteriorate
    Her confidence eroded
  • v  remove soil or rock
    Rain eroded the terraces

  • In Paris he can be counted on to be an equally abrasive advocate, doing his best to erode American stamina with long-winded tirades and propaganda points before the negotiators .
  • Brown said he had established several other front groups to fund a long-range effort to erode Obama's support, including a second PAC, called The Legacy Committee, a 527 .
  • As a result, many employees in the private sector will get hit with a double whammy: while their pensions erode, increasingly they will be hit with cuts in government services and .
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  • Brazil offers new credit line as Rousseff pushes positive agenda
    By Carl Patchen BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will hand out 17 billion reais ($8 billion) in cheap loans for home appliance purchases, the government said on Wednesday, in a move to bolster Brazilians' buying power as a lackluster economy and high inflation erode its approval rating. President Dilma Rousseff, a leftist economist who plans to run for re-election next year, saw her high popularity ...
    June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Crude Supply Rises in Survey on Output: Energy Markets
    U.S. crude supplies probably rose last week as production increased and imports rebounded, threatening to erode prices after their biggest gain since April, a Bloomberg survey showed.
    June 11, 2013 - Bloomberg
  • Soft drinks may erode teeth as badly as drugs
    A new study suggests soda can erode teeth as badly as illegal drugs.
    June 7, 2013 - KSLA-TV Shreveport

  • Condoleezza Rice in
    We have to be very careful, as we are trying to move toward the establishment of a Palestinian state, (about) actions and statements that erode confidence,Rice said. "This is a very delicate time."
  • Barack Obama in Health Service Journal
    Mr Obama said: "I know there has been much discussion about what reform would cost, and rightly so. But let there be no doubt - the cost of inaction is greater. If we fail to act, premiums will climb higher, benefits will erode further, and the...

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