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erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
ulterior - intentionally hidden; beyond what is evident; situated beyond; unstated and often questionable; Ex. ulterior motive
tenacity - firmness; persistence
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
conundrum - riddle; difficult problem
ballast - heavy substance used to add stability or weight; V. supply with ballast
facile - easily accomplished; ready or fluent; superficial; not deep; Ex. facile solution to a complex problem; Ex. facile speaker; N. facility: ability to do something easily and well; ease in doing resulting from skill or aptitude; something that facilitates an action; amenity; Ex. with great facility
dribble - flow or fall in drops; let saliva flow out slowly from the mouth; move a ball; N.
outlook - point of view; view from a particular place; expectation for the future; prospect; Ex. outlook on life; Ex. pleasing outlook; Ex. weather outlook
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant