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filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
augury - omen; prophecy; sign of coming events; V. augur: predict; foretell; be a sign of (something in future)
sherbet - flavored dessert ice
oracular - of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; N. oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle
illicit - illegal
shudder - shake uncontrollably; tremble; V.
coy - shy (flirtatiously); showing a (pretended) lack of self-confidence; modest; coquettish; CF. job offer
address - direct a speech to; speak to; deal with or discuss; direct one's efforts or attention to; make with a destination; N: formal speech
propellant - (propellent) substance which propels or drives forward (such as an explosive charge or a rocket fuel)
smelt - melt (ore) for separating and removing the metal; melt or blend ores changing their chemical composition