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effrontery - rudeness without any sense of shame; shameless boldness; presumptousness; nerve; cheek
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
banal - hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality; clich\'ed
surpass - exceed
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
flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
foreboding - premonition of evil; feeling of coming evil; V. forebode: be a warning of (something unpleasant)
badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
resourceful - clever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness
pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah