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tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
unctuous - oily; bland; insincerely suave
prodigal - wasteful; reckless with money; profuse; Ex. a mind prodigal of ideas; N. prodigality
modicum - limited quantity; small amount; Ex. He does not have a modicum of sense; CF. moderate
ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
whinny - neigh like a horse; CF. neigh: make the sound which horses make
despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
affluence - abundance; wealth
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one