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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
::: onerous - burdensome
::: inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
::: polity - (particular form of) political organization; form of government of nation or state; Ex. student polity
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: paroxysm - fit or attack of pain, laughter, rage; sudden outburst
::: backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
::: dirge - funeral song; slow mournful piece of music (sung over a dead person)
::: colander - utensil with perforated bottom used for straining
::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism