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impersonal - not being a person; not showing personal feelings; Ex. impersonal force/manner/organization
proletarian - member of the working class; blue collar guy; N. proletariat: working class (who have to work for wages)
peevish - bad-tempered; irritable; V. peeve: make angry
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
onslaught - vicious assault; fierce attack; Ex. unexpected onslaught of the enemy
aureole - sun's corona; halo; bright circle of light
herpetologist - one who studies reptiles; CF. herpetology: branch of zoology that deals with reptiles and amphibians
sublimate - refine; purify; replace (natural urges) with socially acceptable activities; change between a solid state and a gaseous state
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
crust - hard outer covering (as of earth or snow)