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tutelage - guardianship; training; function of a tutor; instruction
buxom - full-bosomed; plump; jolly
emolument - salary; payment for an office; compensation
absolute - complete; totally unlimited; having complete power; certain; not relative; Ex. absolute honesty/ruler; CF. absolutism
pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
mire - entangle; stick in swampy ground; stick or sink in mire; N: bog; deep mud; Ex. sucked deeper into the mire
plummet - fall sharply; fall straight down; Ex. Stock prices plummeted.
sear - burn the surface of; char or burn; brand; parch; cause (a plant) to wither
orifice - mouthlike opening; small opening (esp. to a cavern or passage of the body); CF. mouth
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem