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obelisk - tall column tapering(becoming gradually narrower toward the end) and ending in a pyramid
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
insatiable - not easily satisfied; unquenchable; Ex. insatiable appetite
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention
sustain - suffer (harm or loss); experience; support; prop; maintain; keep in existence; nourish (to maintain life); Ex. sustain the family/the trapped miners
berate - scold strongly
putative - supposed; reputed; generally regarded as such; Ex. putative father of the child
lancet - small surgical tool for making incisions