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attrition
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
gradual loss or weakening — especially loss of people such as in a war
  • With this kind of attrition going on — this erosion of its former intellectual territory — Martha Graham had found itself without a very convincing package to offer.
    p. 187.9

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