As a stone inside a tree, I will build words to outlive thee. But if they push and pull me as I stand, the more I move, the less I am. What am I?
Answer: The object is a pencil. Graphite in pencils is a mineral that exists within rocks. The wood surrounding the pencil is the tree in the riddle. The push and pull refer to the motions necessary to write with a pencil. As a pencil writes, it gradually becomes smaller.
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