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filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
cozen - cheat; hoodwink; swindle
stolid - dull; impassive; showing little emotion when strong feelings are expected
discretion - prudence; ability to adjust actions to circumstances; freedom of action or judgment; ADJ. discreet; CF. discretionary
pragmatist - practical person; N. pragmatism: pragmatic way of dealing with things
wring - twist (to extract liquid); extract by twisting; wrench painfully (necks or hands)
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction