What are the antonyms for CORRODE?

Synonyms for CORRODE

Usage Examples for CORRODE

  1. That these root- excretions, and particularly the acids, may be of service in dissolving and rendering more available various constituents of the soil is an obvious suggestion, and it is borne out by Sachs' discovery of the corrosion of marble, and by Molisch's observation that living roots slowly corrode ivory if continuously kept in contact with it. - "Disease in Plants" by H. Marshall Ward
  2. In a word, science shares in the evil passions which corrode art and letters. - "The Forerunners" by Romain Rolland