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surmount - overcome
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
inculcate - teach (ideas or principles); instill
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
miscellaneous - made up of a variety of parts
contaminate - pollute
carping - petty criticism; fault-finding; fretful complaining; quibble
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
seethe - be violently disturbed; boil; (of a liquid) move about wildly as if boiling; Ex. The nation was seething with discontent.
rebuke - scold harshly; criticize severely