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devolve - deputize; pass or be passed to others (power, work, or property); Ex. devolve on/upon/to
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
weary - tired after long work; V.
irresolute - uncertain how to act; weak; lacking in resolution; indecisive; N. irresolution
exculpate - clear from blame or guilt
penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
transitory - transient; impermanent; fleeting; N. transitoriness
lurid - wild; sensational; graphic; gruesome; horrible; Ex. lurid details of the murder
reprobate - morally disapproved person; person hardened in sin, devoid of a sense of decency; CF. disapproved by God ?