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replica - copy
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
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
avert - prevent; avoid; turn away (eyes or thought); Ex. An accident was averted by his quick thinking; Ex. She averted her eyes from the terrible sight.
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
decimate - kill (usually one out of ten or every tenth man); destroy or kill a large part of
phlegmatic - calm and unexcitable; not easily disturbed; CF. phlegm: sticky mucus produced in the respiratory tract
philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
overturn - turn over; capsize; topple
exploit - make use of, sometimes unjustly; N. exploitation