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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
insidious - treacherous; stealthy; sly; working or spreading harmfully in a stealthy manner; Ex. insidious spreading of dry rot
prefigure - be a sign of; foreshadow
natation - swimming
perverse - purposely continuing to do something wrong; stubbornly wrongheaded; perverted; directed away from what is right; wicked and unacceptable; Ex. perverse satisfaction; Ex. Hannibal Lecter in a perverse mood; N. perversity
burgeon - grow rapidly; grow forth; send out buds; Ex. burgeoning computer industry; CF. bludgeon
bleak - cold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
euthanasia - mercy killing
exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.