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duration - length of time something lasts
centurion - Roman army officer (commanding a company of about 100 soldiers)
criteria - standards used in judging; CF. criterion
pellucid - transparent; limpid(crystal clear); clear in meaning; easy to understand
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
luster - shine; gloss (of a polished surface)
arraign - charge in court; indict
decapitate - behead
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court