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1‘iron objects corrode rapidly in damp conditions’
rust, become rusty, tarnish
deteriorate, waste away, disintegrate, crumble, fragment, be destroyed, perish, spoil
2‘bleach at this strength may corrode the container’
wear away, wear down, bite into, burn into, burn through, erode, abrade, consume, dissolve
rust, tarnish, destroy, spoil
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