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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ambushto attack by surprise from a hidden place : waylay
progenitoran ancestor in the direct line : forefather
floraa treatise on or list of the plants of an area or period
fashionthe prevailing style (as in dress) during a particular time
objectiveexpressing or dealing with facts or conditions as perceived without distortion by personal feelings, prejudices, or interpretations
chimericalexisting only as the product of unchecked imagination : fantastically visionary (see visionary
mendaciousgiven to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth
obeisancea movement of the body made in token of respect or submission : bow
proxythe agency, function, or office of a deputy who acts as a substitute for another