GRE Word List


an officer commanding a Roman century

The meaning of the word centurion is an officer commanding a Roman century.

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swellto expand (as in size, volume, or numbers) gradually beyond a normal or original limit
whinnyto neigh especially in a low or gentle way
misapprehensionto apprehend wrongly : misunderstand
rebuttalthe act of rebutting especially in a legal suit
glowerto look or stare with sullen annoyance or anger
insuperableincapable of being surmounted, overcome, passed over, or solved
gambolto skip about in play : frisk
miasmaa vaporous exhalation formerly believed to cause disease
detrimentalobviously harmful : damaging