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::: macabre - gruesome; grisly; ghastly; CF. of death
::: sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
::: fledgling - (fledgeling) inexperienced; N: young bird that has acquired wing feathers and is learning to fly; inexperienced person
::: parallel - similar; analogous; corresponding; N: parallel line; person or thing that is parallel (to another); similarity; Ex. know of no parallel to the case; Ex. without parallel; V: be similar to; make parallel; Ex. Your experience parallels mine; CF. unparalleled
::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.
::: idolatry - worship of idols; excessive admiration or devotion; ADJ. idolatrous
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
::: impair - injure; hurt; damage
::: emanate - issue forth; come out