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militate - work against; Ex. militate against the chances of promotion; CF. serve as a soldier
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
coincidence - the chance occurrence, at the same time, of two or more seemingly connected events; V. coincide: happen at the same time; be in agreement; CF. coincident; CF. coincidental
brusque - blunt; abrupt; curt; not wanting to waste time being nice
malign - speak evil of; bad-mouth(criticize spitefully); defame; ADJ: harmful; Ex. malign influence
nutrition - process of nourishing or being nourished; CF. malnutrition
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
proselytize - (induce someone to) convert to a religion or belief; N. proselyte: new convert to a doctrine or religion