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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
adjoin - be next to
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
impecunious - without money
enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
labile - likely to change; unstable; Ex. emotionally labile; N. lability
ruthless - pitiless; merciless; cruel
antecedents - preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around