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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
::: ingrate - ungrateful person (not expressing thanks)
::: outstrip - outrun; surpass; outdo
::: stentorian - (of the voice) extremely loud; CF. Stentor: a loud herald in the Iliad
::: foppish - vain about dress and appearance; N. fop: man who takes too much interest in his clothes and appearance
::: collate - examine and compare in order to verify authenticity; arrange in order (the sheets of a book before they are bound)
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: agog - highly excited; intensely curious
::: angular - sharp-cornered; having an angle; not rounded (body); bony; lean; gaunt; stiff in manner
::: inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious