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vanguard - forerunners; foremost position of an army; advance forces; foremost position in a trend or movement; CF. rearguard
antecede - precede
anathema - solemn curse; someone or something regarded as a curse; V. anathematize
tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
peregrination - journey; V. peregrinate
intractable - unruly; difficult to manage; Ex. intractable problem/child
scabbard - case for a sword blade; sheath
coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
cataract - great waterfall; eye abnormality (causing a gradual loss of eyesight)