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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
vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
cipher - nonentity; worthless person or thing; zero; secret code; V.
beatific - giving or showing bliss; blissful
deposition - testimony under oath; deposing; dethroning
distract - take (one's attention) off something; upset emotionally; make anxious; ADJ. distracted
effeminate - having womanly traits
prize - pry; move with a lever; value highly; esteem; Ex. his most prized possession; N: something captured during war-time (esp. an enemy ship)
percussion - striking one object against another sharply; Ex. percussion instrument; N: striking together of two bodies; sound caused by percussion
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)