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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
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
momentous - very important; N. moment; CF. momentary
vestige - trace; remains; Ex. vestiges of some ancient religion
saboteur - one who commits sabotage; destroyer of property; N. sabotage: destruction of property (usually carried out secretly)
bristling - rising like bristles; showing irritation
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
placate - pacify; bring peace to; conciliate; appease
feint - trick; shift; sham blow; feigned attack to draw away defensive action; V.
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction