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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
rubric - title or heading (in red print); directions for religious ceremony; protocol
macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
brunt - main impact or shock (of an attack or blow); Ex. brunt of the argument
vitiate - spoil the effect of; make inoperative; corrupt morally
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
draconian - extremely severe; Ex. draconian punishment; CF. Draco: Athenian politician
succor - assist (someone in difficulty); aid; comfort; N.
opiate - medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium
fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate