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corrosion
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
a state of deterioration — especially in metals
  • For it is plain, that every word we speak is, in some degree, a diminution of our lunge by corrosion, and, consequently, contributes to the shortening of our lives.
    Part 3 — A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, .... (49% in)

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