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 v.  help to flourish; advance in rank; publicize
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  Miss Crawford was not slow to admire; she pretty well guessed Miss Bertram's feelings, and made it a point of honour to promote her enjoyment to the utmost.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
2  The Musgroves are behaving like themselves, most honourably and kindly, only anxious with true parental hearts to promote their daughter's comfort.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
3  Well, Albert, this money, which was formerly designed to promote the comfort and tranquillity of the woman I adored, may now, through strange and painful circumstances, be devoted to the same purpose.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 91. Mother and Son.
4  To Mr. Bennet's acknowledgments he briefly replied, with assurance of his eagerness to promote the welfare of any of his family; and concluded with entreaties that the subject might never be mentioned to him again.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 50
5  After a moment's recollection, therefore, concluding that prudence required dispatch, and that her acquiescence would best promote it, she walked silently towards the table, and sat down.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 44
6  The dealers in the human article make scrupulous and systematic efforts to promote noisy mirth among them, as a means of drowning reflection, and rendering them insensible to their condition.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXX
7  The man whom I mentioned is a genius indeed, and I intend not only to promote him over the rest, but also to create for him a special Department.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
8  And hence it happens that the citizens of such States vie with one another in whatever tends to promote public or private well-being; in both of which, consequently, there is a wonderful growth.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II.
9  Among those who promoted the design, Governor Bellingham was said to be one of the most busy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In VII. THE GOVERNOR'S HALL
10  Every thing was explained to him by Mrs. Dashwood, and he found fresh reason to rejoice in what he had done for Mr. Ferrars, since eventually it promoted the interest of Elinor.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 49
11  He certainly ought to be promoted when he marries Raina.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT II
12  And you may depend on me to know my place if you get promoted.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT III
13  He was pleasantly considering the probability of being promoted in a few days for his last reconnoitering expedition, and was awaiting Denisov, who had gone out somewhere and with whom he wanted a talk.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XVI
14  During his absence he had been promoted captain, and when the regiment was put on war footing with an increase in numbers, he was again allotted his old squadron.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XII
15  philosophy herself is promoted to religion.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (81 in 6 pages)
16  We promote the development and diversification of the economy of Western Canada and advance the interests of the West in national economic policy.
17  It aims to promote the development of a progressive economics community in Canada.
18  The intent of acupuncture therapy is to promote health and alleviate pain and suffering.
19  We need to promote healthy economic growth via integrated revitalization of built, natural, & cultural assets.
20  The government wants to promote faiths that it views as indigenous, including Buddhism and Taoism, and to tamp down on those seen as foreign and money-grubbing.
21  Mark Weston said that companies seeking to promote their new enterprise with the perfect domain name need to do some due diligence to check whether their chosen domain already exists and whether they have the right to use it.
22  We Democrats think the country works better with a strong middle class, real opportunities for poor people to work their way into it and a relentless focus on the future, with business and government working together to promote growth and broadly shared prosperity.
23  Although she was quite young, she showed a lot of initiative and was promoted to manager after a year.
24  I have it on good authority that he is going to be promoted.
25  He was promoted to the rank of major in recognition of his valour during the battle.
26  She was very demotivated by being told she had little chance of being promoted.
27  Chinese economic and trade exhibitions have promoted the exchange of the advanced techniques with foreign countries.
28  Most of them were promoted during the " cultural revolution " and they have their own vested interests.
29  The government has promoted the small firm and the enterprise culture.
30  I was promoted to editor and then editorial director.