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tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
component - element; ingredient
parlance - language; manner of speaking; idiom; Ex. in legal/common parlance
consign - send to a person or place for sale; deliver officially; entrust; put into the care of another; set apart (for a special purpose); N. consignment; CF. consignor, consignee
cater - provide food and drink (for); cater to: try to satisfy (desires of a bad kind)
seasonable - occurring at the proper time or season; opportune; Ex. seasonable intervention in the dispute
rococo - ornate; highly decorated; N. CF. 18th century
epistemologist - philosopher who studies the nature of knowledge; N. epistemology
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
obsequy - funeral ceremony