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attrition
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
gradual loss or weakening — especially loss of people such as in a war
  • According to the State Department—according to Dean Rusk— we were "winning a war of attrition."
    p. 508.8
  • —we were "winning a war of attrition."
    p. 95.1

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