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prone - inclined to; likely to (suffer); prostrate; lying with the front downward; Ex. prone to disease/make mistakes; Ex. accident-prone
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky
ethos - underlying character of a culture, group, etc.; character or ideas peculiar to a specific person, group, or culture; Ex. the company ethos
extraneous - not essential; irrelevant; superfluous; external; coming from the outside; Ex. extraneous details/noise/to the subject
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
tertiary - third in order or rank
poseur - person who pretends to be sophisticated, elegant, etc., to impress others; person who poses; CF. pose
erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
fissure - crevice; crack