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::: intoxicate - make drunk; stimulate or excite; Ex. intoxicated by all the money he might win
::: centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
::: foreshadow - give an indication beforehand; be a sign of (what is coming); portend; prefigure
::: amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
::: subpoena - writ(written command issued by a court) summoning a witness to appear in court; V: summon with a subpoena
::: impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
::: rudimentary - elementary; not developed; crude; N. rudiment: fundamental element or principle; Ex. rudiments of the language
::: zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life