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puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
affirmation - positive assertion; confirmation; solemn pledge by one who refuses to take an oath; V. affirm; ADJ. affirmative; CF. affirmative action: positive discrimination
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
onus - burden; responsibility
unassailable - not open to attack; impregnable; not subject to question
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
predecessor - former occupant of a post
affliction - state of distress; trial; cause of distress or suffering; V. afflict: inflict grievous suffering on