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ulterior
(adj)
ǝl-TEER-i-ǝr
Meaning

(of motives, etcetera) unstated; beyond what is explicitly said

1st Sample Sentence

I soon realized that he had had an ulterior motive in seeking my friendship: namely, the desire to have easier access to my sister, with whom he was secretly in love.

Root

ulterior (more distant, more remote, farther, on the farther side) (Latin)

Mnemonics

ulterior = ultra + interior which is very much inside means hidden. relate it to exterior which means remote or outside, and has the same meaning as ulterior. ulterior. sounds liks ul - terror seems me to be A terririst group called 'UL' zazira terririst grp. which are intentionally hidden somewhere in kashmir

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