erosion

as in corrosion
a gradual weakening, loss, or destruction the erosion of the banks along the river worries flood experts

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“Erosion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/erosion. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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