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nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
elaboration - addition of details; intricacy
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
suborn - persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury); N. subornation
seine - seine net; net for catching fish
petty - trivial; unimportant; very small; small-minded; petty-minded
subterfuge - stratagem(deceptive scheme); pretense; evasion; Ex. resort to a harmless subterfuge
soluble - able to be dissolved in a liquid; able to be worked out or solved
pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
contusion - bruise