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synonyms for tutelary

  • advisory
  • custodial
  • guardian
  • protective
  • tutelar
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How to use tutelary in a sentence

The Lar or tutelary divinity of the house seems, however, to have retained his ancient place in the trium.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
Zulus are great believers in tutelary spirits, of which each individual has one or more continually watching over him.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD
To return to the theory that totems are tutelary spirits in animal or other natural forms.
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
The Euahlayi, in Australia for instance, call tutelary spirits yunbeai; hereditary totems they call by a separate name, Dhe.
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
Thus the Thlinket, totemic on Australian primitive lines, do not regard their hereditary exogamous totems as "tutelary spirits."
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
The tutelary spirit and the true totem, in my opinion, are utterly different things.
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
The animals themselves go on being tutelary spirits, and are highly respected.
THE SECRET OF THE TOTEMANDREW LANG
It not improbably represents the tutelary goddess of Ilium, whose temple, as we know, stood in the Pergamus.
TROY AND ITS REMAINSHENRY (HEINRICH) SCHLIEMANN
The legislator has to discourage certain classes of conduct by annexing 'tutelary motives.'
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME I.LESLIE STEPHEN
Above the door, fastened to a lamp, hung a branch of laurel in honor of the tutelary gods of the house.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
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