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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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astigmatisma defect of an optical system (such as a lens) causing rays from a point to fail to meet in a focal point resulting in a blurred and imperfect image
flusterto put into a state of agitated confusion : upset
withstandto stand up against : oppose with firm determination
negligibleso small or unimportant or of so little consequence as to warrant little or no attention : trifling
antidotea remedy to counteract the effects of poison
remorsea gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongs : self-reproach
dilemmaa usually undesirable or unpleasant choice
impetusa driving force : impulse
expeditiousmarked by or acting with prompt efficiency
mustera representative specimen (see specimen