erosion


erosion
01. After all the trees were cut down, wind and rain [erosion] left the side of the mountain completely bare.
02. The ocean has been [eroding] the cliffs at Beacon Hill Park for a number of years now.
03. Our social safety net has been steadily [eroding] due to conservative social policies practiced by right-wing governments over the last couple of decades.
04. We must plant trees on the side of the mountain that was logged to prevent serious soil [erosion] in that area.
05. Recent scandals have seriously [eroded] public support for the governor.
06. If left bare, farmland is quickly [eroded] by wind and rain.
07. American politicians complain of the [erosion] of traditional moral values in their country.
08. People have been complaining of the [erosion] of morals in society for hundreds of years, but the fact is things haven't changed as much as people think.
09. Scientists tell us that due to [erosion], Niagara Falls will disappear in 22,800 years.
10. It takes 500 years to replace one inch of top soil lost through [erosion].
11. Scientists estimate that time and [erosion] have erased 99 percent of all dinosaur footprints.
12. Heavy rainfall in mountainous areas can [erode] large zones in a short time.
13. River [erosion] often creates beautiful, deep gorges and wonderful caves.
14. Much of the island nation of Haiti suffers from extensive [erosion] due to over-cultivation.
15. Because there is no wind or water on the moon, the footprints left by the Apollo astronauts will not [erode], and should last at least 10 million years.
16. A new study shows that prolonged exposure to television violence [erodes] children's natural aversion to violence.
17. Every lie you tell me [erodes] my trust in you still further.
18. Wave action is the major agent of [erosion] along coastal areas.
19. The global system of moving fluids at the Earth's surface result in surface processes such as [erosion] and deposition by running water.
20. Karl Marx once suggested that all social rules and all relations between individuals are [eroded] by a cash economy.
21. John F. Kennedy once noted that peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly [eroding] old barriers, quietly building new structures.

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