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grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
negligible - so small, trifling, or unimportant as to be easily disregarded
determinate - having a fixed order of procedure; precisely defined; invariable; fixed; conclusive; final
punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
swill - drink greedily
rife - (of something bad) widespread; abundant; current
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
piquant - pleasantly tart-tasting; spicy; pleasantly stimulating; Ex. piquant situation when my old enemy asked for my help
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory
insalubrious - unwholesome; not healthful; Ex. insalubrious place