GRE Word List


Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)

The meaning of the word centurion is Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers).

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replenishfill up again
humiddamp; N. humidity
conundrumriddle; difficult problem
disclaimdisown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
urchinmischievous child (usually a boy); CF. urchin: hedgehog; CF. porcupine: pig with spikes ?; CF. sea urchin
demurobject (because of doubts, scruples); raise an objection (showing qualms); hesitate; Ex. demur at the idea of working on Sunday
egressexit; opening for going out; act of going out; OP. ingress
fluencysmoothness of speech; ADJ. fluent
clippersailing vessel built for great speed
potablesuitable for drinking; drinkable