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atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
odyssey - long, eventful, adventurous journey
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
promote - advance in rank; advance; help to flourish; advocate; help actively in forming; publicize or popularize; Ex. Milk promotes health; Ex. promote a match/bill; Ex. promote a new product
girth - distance around something; circumference
pervasive - spread throughout; V. pervade: (of smells, ideas, feelings) spread throughout; charge; permeate
confine - shut in an enclosed space; restrict; keep within limits; N. confinement
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)