Associations to the word «Erode»

Wiktionary

ERODE, verb. To wear away by abrasion, corrosion or chemical reaction.
ERODE, verb. (figurative) To destroy gradually by an ongoing process.

Dictionary definition

ERODE, verb. Become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded".
ERODE, verb. Remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin