Sunday, December 23, 2012

Tutelary

Tutelary [ TOOT-l-er-ee ]
 noun, adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. (adj.) holding the position of being the guardian or protector of a person, place, or thing
2. (adj.) pertaining to a guardian or protector
3. (n.) the person who serves as a guardian
4. (n.) one who has protective powers
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 In the Harry Potter series, Harry learned loads of new powerful magical spells under Dumbledore's watchful, tutelary eye.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 They were not offering a tutelary lesson in morals or inviting their viewers to a perception of transcendence.