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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
aphorism - pithy maxim or saying; ADJ. aphoristic
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
delineate - portray; depict; sketch; describe; N. delineation
defer - give in respectfully; submit; delay till later; exempt temporarily; N. deferment; CF. show respect, comply with, courteous
interim - meantime; Ex. in the interim; ADJ. taking place during an interim; Ex. interim paper
propinquity - nearness (in space or relationship); proximity; kinship
apprehend - arrest (a criminal); dread; perceive; N. apprehension
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
headfirst - moving with the head leading; headlong