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erode

e·rode

erode

 
pronunciation:
ih rod
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part of speech: verb
inflections: eroded, erodes, eroding
definition: to wear away or eat into.
Pounding waves eroded the beach.
synonyms:
wear away
similar words:
corrode, eat, fret, scour, wash
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The word erode contains the following part:
e- Latin prefix that means out, out of, away
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The prefix e- is an assimilated form of ex- used before roots beginning with certain consonants (b d, g, j, l, m, n, r, v). See ex-.