GRE Word List


having the guardianship of a person or a thing

The meaning of the word tutelary is having the guardianship of a person or a thing.

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unanimitythe quality or state of being unanimous
promontorya high point of land or rock projecting into a body of water
hazarda source of danger
lollto hang loosely or laxly : droop
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pedestalthe support or foot of a late classic or neoclassical column see column illustration
tartagreeably sharp or acid to the taste
purgeto clear of guilt
sonneta fixed verse form of Italian origin consisting of 14 lines that are typically 5-foot iambics rhyming according to a prescribed scheme
plauditan act or round of applause