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filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
bucolic - rustic; pastoral
carnal - fleshly; sensual; concerning the desires of the body
smirk - conceited smile; offensively self-satisfied smile (often at someone else's misfortune); V.
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
cryptic - mysterious; hidden; secret
palliate - ease pain (without curing); make less severe or offensive (a crime or illness)
faculty - mental or bodily powers; teaching staff
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
specious - seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading (often intentionally)