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centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
disconsolate - hopelessly sad (at the loss of something)
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
repulse - reject with rudeness or coldness (an offer or friendship); drive back (an enemy attack); CF. repulse $\neq$ cause repulsion
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)
replicate - reproduce; duplicate
emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
circumvent - outwit; defeat by behaving more cleverly; outsmart; baffle; avoid; get around
provender - dry food for livestock; fodder
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher