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 for Ulterior
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ulterior \Ul*te"ri*or\, a. [L., comp. of ultra, ultro, beyond,
     on the other side, properly cases of an old adjective, formed
     with a comparative suffix, which is akin to OL. uls beyond,
     L. olim formerly, hereafter, orig., at that time, ille that,
     OL. olle, ollus. Cf. Outrage.]
     1. Situated beyond, or on the farther side; thither; --
        correlative with hither.
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     2. Further; remoter; more distant; succeeding; as, ulterior
        demands or propositions; ulterior views; what ulterior
        measures will be adopted is uncertain.
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     Ulterior motive, Ulterior object or Ulterior aim, a
        motive, object or aim beyond that which is avowed.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ulterior \Ul*te"ri*or\, n.
     Ulterior side or part. [R.] --Coleridge.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ulterior
      adj 1: lying beyond what is openly revealed or avowed
             (especially being kept in the background or deliberately
             concealed); "subterranean motives for murder"; "looked
             too closely for an ulterior purpose in all knowledge"-
             Bertrand Russell [syn: subterranean, subterraneous,
             ulterior]
      2: beyond or outside an area of immediate interest; remote; "a
         suggestion ulterior to the present discussion";
         "without...any purpose, immediate or ulterior"- G.B.Shaw
      3: coming at a subsequent time or stage; "without ulterior
         argument"; "the mood posterior to" [syn: later(a),
         ulterior, posterior]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  99 Moby Thesaurus words for "ulterior":
     accessory, additional, alien, ambiguous, ancillary, another,
     arcane, auxiliary, barbarian, barbaric, barbarous, beyond, buried,
     cabalistic, censored, classified, close, closed, collateral,
     concealed, contributory, covert, cryptic, dark, enigmatic,
     equivocal, esoteric, exotic, exterior, external, extra, extraneous,
     extraterrestrial, extrinsic, farther, foreign, foreign-born, fresh,
     further, guarded, hermetic, hidden, hush-hush, intrusive, latent,
     more, more distant, mysterious, new, obscure, obscured, occult,
     other, outland, outlandish, outside, personal, plus, private,
     privy, remote, remoter, restricted, secret, shrouded, smothered,
     spare, stifled, strange, supernumerary, supplemental,
     supplementary, suppressed, surplus, surreptitious, thither,
     top secret, unbreatheable, under cover, under security,
     under wraps, underhanded, underlying, undisclosable, undisclosed,
     undivulgable, undivulged, unearthly, unexpressed, unrevealable,
     unrevealed, unspoken, untellable, untold, unutterable, unuttered,
     unwhisperable, yon, yonder
  
  

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