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centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
ancillary - serving as an aid or accessory; auxiliary; N.
abode - dwelling place; home
propound - put forth for consideration or analysis; set forth; Ex. propound a problem/theory
rhapsodize - speak or write in an exaggeratedly enthusiastic manner; Ex. rhapsodize over the beauty of the scenery
resonant - (of a sound) echoing; resounding(sounding loudly); deep and full in sound; producing resonance; Ex. resonant voice; N. resonance
appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
straggle - stray or fall behind (a main group); spread out in a scattered group; Ex. straggling marathon racer; Ex. straggling branch
incidence - rate of occurrence; particular occurrence; Ex. high incidence of infant mortality
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive