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::: promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
::: discredit - defame; disgrace; destroy confidence in; disbelieve; N. CF. discreditable: causing discredit; shameful
::: dogged - determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean
::: abate - subside or moderate
::: approbation - approval
::: taciturn - habitually silent; talking little
::: tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
::: aptitude - fitness; talent
::: cuisine - style of cooking; Ex. French cuisine
::: reputed - supposed; Ex. reputed father of the child; V. repute: consider; N. repute: reputation; esteem