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  • n. Plural form of centurion.


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  • Every time I see the word centurions in the comments, I get a chuckle.

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  • The sting of her lash on the backs of her centurions was a more effective motivator than he had anticipated.

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  • The centurions were the real leaders of the men in battle.

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  • Three top officers who responded to the crash have been demoted, and Public Safety Director Frank Straub admonished police recruits in November to remember they are "centurions" whose duty is to protect both the public and the integrity of their department.

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  • They battled, not praised, the Imperial "centurions" of their own time.

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  • In fact, the English non-league pyramid has seen plenty of centurions in second place.

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  • Everywhere there was stability, in government and in society, for the centurions saw that it was so.

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  • The burly centurions, most from Naples and points south, who tout for souvenir photo business outside the Colosseum would surely have been featured in "Roma."

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  • In an elaborate entrance involving what looked like soldiers evoking Trojans and Roman centurions, Madonna -- herself looking like a Goth Cleopatra -- opened with her 1990 hit "Vogue."

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  • There is an entire guild of contemporary centurions marching to the beat of a different drummer, a Prince that grants peace nothing like that of Rome.

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