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brink - edge (at the top of a cliff); Ex. on the brink of the Grand Canyon
abyss - enormous chasm; vast bottomless pit
hireling - one who serves for hire (usually used contemptuously); one who works solely for compensation; Ex. hireling politician
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
abbreviate - shorten
bacchanalian - drunken
topography - physical features of a region (such as the shape and height); CF. topo-: place
wrongheaded - stubbornly wrong
veracity - truthfulness; adherence to the truth
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