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The ClueLost ground (6 letter answer)
NotesThe answer ERODED is uncommon, appearing about once every 375 puzzles.
Chipped away at
Like a ravine
Subjected to ablation
Subjected to planation
In a weakened state
Affected by wind or water
Like many shorelines
Like shorelines, often
Lost some ground
Like some banks
DefinitionERODE as a verb:
1. (erode, gnaw, gnaw at, eat at, wear away) = become ground down or deteriorate; "Her confidence eroded"
2. (erode, eat away, fret) = remove soil or rock; "Rain eroded the terraces"
ERODED as an adjective:
1. (eroded, scoured) = worn away as by water or ice or wind