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appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate
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
flick - light stroke as with a whip; V: move with a light quick blow; strike with a light quick blow (as from a whip); Ex. flick the switch
incoherent - unintelligible; muddled; unable to express one's thoughts in an orderly manner; illogical; lacking cohesion; not coherent
apolitical - having an aversion or lack of concern for political affairs
compact - agreement; contract; ADJ: tightly packed; firm; brief; concise; Ex. compact statement
cloister - monastery or convent
menace - threat; V: threaten
cardiologist - doctor specializing in ailments of the heart
ostracize - banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; Ex. His friends ostracized him. N. ostracism