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gerent (JIR-ent) noun

One that rules or manages.

[From Latin gerens, gerent-, present participle of gerere, to manage.]

"Great deputy, the welkin's vice-gerent, and sole dominator of Navarre...." Shakespeare, William, Love's Labour's Lost: Scene I. The King of Navarre's Park.

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He who receives a benefit with gratitude repays the first installment on his debt. -Seneca


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