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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
conformity - harmony; agreement with established rules or customs; similarity; Ex. behave in conformity with; V. conform: be similar; act in agreement; comply; Ex. conform to the rule; CF. conformance
arboreal - of or living in trees
untoward - unexpected and adverse; unfortunate or unlucky; Ex. untoward encounter
unprepossessing - unattractive
potpourri - heterogeneous mixture; medley; mixture of dried flower petals a pot (to give a pleasant smell to a room)
compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
retiring - shy and reserved (of a person); modest; Ex. her retiring personality
tribulation - suffering; ordeal; distress; trial
distort - twist out of shape; give a false account of; misrepresent; N. distortion