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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
redress - remedy; compensation; Ex. seek redress for the damage to your car; V: put right; remedy or rectify (a wrong); make amends for
presage - foretell; be a warning or sign of; N: presentiment; foreboding; omen
superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
jocose - given to(having a tendency of) joking
nausea - feeling of sickness and desire to vomit; disgust; CF. seasickness
distraught - upset; distracted by anxiety; very anxious and troubled almost to the point of madness; Ex. distraught with grief/worry
inimical - (of someone) unfriendly; hostile; (of something) harmful; detrimental; CF. enemy
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior