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doldrums - blues; listlessness(lack of spirit or energy); slack(inactive) period; period of stagnation; ocean area near the equator where ships cannot move because there is no wind; Ex. in the doldrums
epigram - witty thought or saying, usually short
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
factotum - handyman; person who does all kinds of work; CF. do everything
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
swarthy - (of a skin or complexion) dark; dusky; Ex. swarthy Italian ?
promulgate - announce; proclaim a doctrine or law; make known by official publication
inscrutable - difficult to understand; impenetrable; not readily understood; mysterious
corrugated - wrinkled; ridged
accost - approach and speak first to a person