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erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
pang - sudden sharp feeling of pain
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
laceration - torn ragged wound; V. lacerate: tear (the skin as with broken glass); wound
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
horde - crowd; swarm
mischief - behavior (of children) causing trouble with no serious harm; damage; harm; Ex. mischief to the crops; ADJ. mischievous: causing mischief; playfully troublesome
rostrum - raised platform for speech-making; pulpit
flux - flowing; series of changes; fluctuation; Ex. in a state of flux
devotee - enthusiastic follower; enthusiast; Ex. devotee of Bach