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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
negate - cancel out; nullify; cause to have no effect; deny; N. negation
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
disabuse - correct a false impression; undeceive; free from a wrong belief
illusion - misleading vision or visual image; false idea or belief; CF. delusion
ploy - strategem to gain an advantage; tactic; Ex. management ploy
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
apogee - highest point; the point farthest from the earth; OP. perigee
misconduct - immoral behavior; bad management; V.