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tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
barefaced - shameless and noticeable; blatant; bold; unconcealed; having no covering on the face; Ex. barefaced lie
delta - flat plain of mud or sand between branches of a river
sordid - filthy; foul; base; vile; Ex. sordid bed/story
galvanize - stimulate or shock by an electric current; stimulate by shock; shock into action; stir up; coat with rust-resistant zinc by using electricity
amoral - nonmoral; having no understanding of right and wrong
contrive - invent or fabricate in a clever way (by improvisation); manage; Ex. contrive to attract his attention
flotsam - drifting wreckage
suture - stitches sewn to hold the cut edges of a wound or incision; material used in sewing; V: sew together a wound
sustenance - sustaining; means of livelihood, support, food, nourishment; something that maintains life; food