GRE Word List

CENSOR

(in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V.

The meaning of the word censor is (in ancient Rome) overseer of morals (also taking the census); person who eliminates inappropriate matter; V..

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inimitablematchless; not able to be imitated
smatteringslight knowledge; small scattered number or amount; Ex. smattering of German
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