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navigable - (of a body of water) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; (of a ship or aircraft) able to be steered
compartment - one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
desecrate - profane; violate the sanctity of
inept - unsuited; inappropriate; lacking skill; incompetent; CF. inapt: (of statements or ideas) inappropriate
referendum - direct vote by all the people
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment