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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
consequential - self-important; significant; consequent; following as a result; Ex. consequential air; CF. subsequent
liability - drawback; handicap; debts; obligation; responsibility; condition of being liable; ADJ. liable: likely; responsible (for paying)
nutritious - providing nourishment
sinecure - well-paid position with little responsibility; CF. sine cure: without care; CF. San Serif
stoop - bend forward and down; lower or debase oneself; fall to a lower standard of behavior by doing something; condescend; Ex. stoop to lying
check - stop motion; curb or restrain
convex - curving outward
discomfit - frustrate; put to rout; defeat; disconcert; embarrass; perturb