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apiculture - bee-keeping
patronize - support; act superior toward; treat in a condescending manner; be a customer of; N. patron: one that supports; regular customer; N. patronage; CF. boycott
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
frantic - wild; distraught as from fear or worry; Ex. frantic with fear
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
apprise - inform
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
antecede - precede
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive