1. The CEO's false moves in the past have eroded the company's reputation and resulted in significant losses.
2. Gossiping and lying go hand in hand, and it can erode trust and morale.
3. The Frank persons trust in their basic purity erodes the rationale for editing or self-censorship.
4. The heavy casualties, the unending German artillery, and the rains and swampy muddy ground had seriously eroded British morale.