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sever - separate; cut off (a part) from a whole; break up (a relationship); N. severance; CF. severance pay: extra pay given an employee upon leaving a position
enhance - increase; make greater (as in value, reputation, or usefulness); improve
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
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
impalpable - imperceptible(not easily understood); intangible; OP. palpable: tangible; easily perceptible
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
winsome - charming (in a childlike way); agreeable; gracious; engaging
grovel - crawl or creep on ground; remain prostrate; behave in a servile manner
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism