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erode - eat away; wear away gradually by abrasion; Ex. The sea erodes the rocks.
obtrude - push (oneself or one's ideas) forward or intrude; impose (oneself or one's ideas) on others; butt in; stick out or extrude; thrust out; Ex. obtrude A on B; ADJ. obtrusive; N. obtrusion; CF. unobtrusive
moodiness - fits of depression or gloom; ADJ. moody: given to changeable moods; subject to periods of depression; gloomy CF. mood: state of mind or emotion
heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
painstaking - taking pains; showing hard work; taking great care; very careful and through
onerous - burdensome
gambol - romp; skip about; leap about playfully; frolic; N.
prefatory - introductory; of a preface
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.