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progenitor - ancestor
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
kleptomaniac - person who has a compulsive desire to steal
fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
hovel - shack; small wretched house
grandeur - impressiveness; stateliness; majesty
cadet - student at a military school
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
stint - set limits in amount or number; be thrifty; ADJ. stinting, unstinting; CF. stint:savings