attritive

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attritive (comparative more attritive, superlative most attritive)

  1. Causing attrition.
    • 2009 September 6, Tom Vanderbilt, “Up From Calamity”, New York Times:
      From a nearby town came “crews of eager young men” who “pitched in” through the “attritive, swirling, arctic-like night.”

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