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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
clarion - shrill, trumpetlike sound; kind of trumpet used in former times
virtue - goodness; moral excellence; good quality; advantage; Ex. by virtue of; Ex. make a virtue of necessity
periphery - outside edge especially of a round surface; perimeter; Ex. periphery of the town
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon
pivotal - of a pivot; central; critical; crucial
besiege - surround with armed forces; harass (with requests); annoy continually
adjacent - adjoining; neighboring; close by
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage