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erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
devious - roundabout; erratic; deviating from the straight course; not straightforward; not completely honest; Ex. devious route
vindicate - clear from blame; free from blame or accusation (with supporting proof); exonerate; substantiate; justify or support; avenge; Ex. vindicate one's client; Ex. vindicate one's claim; CF. vindicator
dissimulate - pretend; conceal by feigning; dissemble
climactic - relating to the highest point; N. climax; CF. climatic
obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
viscid - adhesive; gluey
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars