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noun as in officer


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To treat the problem, the LAPD has “to change their warrior centurion culture,” she says, and try a radically different approach.

Centurion cost, in today's dollars, something like $12 million.

Neil Marshall's Centurion is by far his most serious movie, though that's not saying too much.

And on the witness stand in June, Mr. Whitaker painted Mrs. Astor as a saucy centurion at, or at least near, the top of her game.

Then, the performance over, I followed home some simple old centurion was it?

My master's farm—a veteran of the first war—a centurion—the Numidians.

At this moment the centurion who came to arrest him rushed in.

The centurion Rufilus, approaching the litter, gave explanations in a calm, official voice.

But his character was more than innocent; this, as the astonished centurion exclaimed, "Truly, this man was the Son of God!"

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to centurion, such as: captain, deputy, detective, police, police officer, and arm.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.