ergo, conj., adv. therefore, thus, so, then, consequently, accordingly; hence, thence, whence; wherefore, for that reason, on that account, this being the case, as a result,
erode, v. 1. wear, wear down or away, waste away, wash away; corrode, fret, gnaw, consume, devour, eat out or away; abrade, rub down, chafe, fray, Inf. frazzle; grate, rasp, grind, scrape, excoriate.
2. canker, deteriorate, ravage, despoil.
3. channel, gutter, groove, rut, furrow.
Eros, n. 1. Cupid, Amor, god of love, amoretto. 2. (I.e.) sexual desire, passion, aphrodisia, lust, sexual appetite or urge, libido; eroticism, erotism, concupiscence, SI. letch, SI. the hots, burning, Psychiatry. erotomania, Pathol, satyriasis, Pathol, nymphomania. See - desire (def. 5). erosion, n. 1. wearing, wearing down or away, wear and tear, wasting away, washing away, wash out, eroding, detrition, attrition; corrosion, corroding, fretting, gnawing, consumption, consuming, devouring, eating out or away; abrasion, abrading, rubbing down, chafing, fraying, grating, rasping, grinding, scraping, scrape, excoriation.
2. cankering, deterioration, deteriorating, ravagement, ravaging, despoilment, despoiling.
3. channeling, guttering, grooving, rutting, furrowing.
erosive, adj. wearing, washing, erodent, eroding, at-tritional, attritive; corrosive, corroding, caustic, fretting, gnawing, consumptive, consuming, eating; abrasive, abrading, chafing, fraying, scraping, excoriating, grating, rasping, grinding; cankering, deteriorating, ravaging, despoiling,
erotic, adj. 1. amatory, Anacreontic, amorous, lovesome, fond, enamored, infatuated; passionate, rapturous, fervent, ardent; tempestuous, impetuous, burning, fiery.
2. aphrodisiac, venereal, seductive, inflammatory, titillating, enticing, alluring, ravishing; entrancing, bewitching, enchanting.
3. lustful, lusty, carnal, voluptuous, sensuous, Inf sexy; wanton, lascivious, prurient, lecherous, libidinous, lubricous, Archaic, lickerish; concupiscent, adulterous, shameless, dissolute, debauched, unchaste; ribald, obscene, salacious, bawdy, risqud, Inf blue.
err, v. 1. be mistaken, be in error, be incorrect, be in the wrong, be at fault, fly in the face of; misbelieve, lose faith; misjudge, misreckon, miscalculate, misestimate; misunderstand; be out of line, be off the mark, be wide of the mark, Inf. be off base, Inf. be way off base, SI. bark up the wrong tree; delude or deceive or trick oneself.
2. make a mistake, blunder, bungle, botch, muff, flub, fumble, Inf slip up, Inf. drop the ball, Inf. put one's foot in one's mouth, Inf. put one's foot into it, SI. goof, SI. make or pull a boner, SI. make a boo-boo, SI. boot one, SI. boot it.
3. sin, commit sin, transgress, trespass, do wrong; fall or lapse into sin or error, go astray, go wrong, go amiss; degenerate, go bad, go to the bad, Inf. go to the deuce or devil, Inf. go to pot, Inf. go to the dogs, SI. go to hell.
4. stray, veer, swerve, deviate, digress, turn aside, turn away; wander, ramble, rove, straggle, go out of line, leave the straight and narrow; drift, go adrift, lose one's way; nod, trip, stumble, slip, lapse.
errand, n. 1. trip, journey, jaunt, Brit, message.
2. commission, mission, duty, charge; entrustment, commitment, task, assignment, consignment, trust; undertaking, job, chore, work,
errant, adj. 1. roaming, wandering, traveling,