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anecdote - short story of an amusing or interesting event
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
deft - neat; skillful
mason - one who builds or works with stone or brick; N. masonry: work of a mason; stonework or brickwork
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
paranoia - psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac
compatible - harmonious; in harmony with; able to exist together
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
hue_and_cry - outcry; loud cry or clamor; strong protest; Ex. hue and cry against the new rule