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Word: erode

Definition: eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.


More Vocab Words

::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: trajectory - path taken by a projectile; Ex. trajectory of a bullet
::: diorama - life-size, three-dimensional scene from nature or history; three-dimensional scene with modeled figures against a painted background
::: elegy - poem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia
::: welter - confusion; turmoil; confused mass; bewildering jumble; Ex. welter of data
::: satyr - half-human, half-bestial being in the court of Dionysus (resembling a goat), portrayed as wanton(unrestrained) and cunning; lecher; CF. faun; CF. goat: lecherous man
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: dowdy - untidy (of a woman or clothes); slovenly; dressed in an unattractive way; shabby; CF. unattractive woman