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::: filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
::: gape - open widely; open the mouth wide; stare wonderingly with the mouth open; CF. agape
::: pantomime - acting without dialogue; V.
::: illicit - illegal
::: effigy - dummy; likeness of a person made of wood, paper, or stone; Ex. burn an effigy of the President
::: curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
::: receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
::: dissolution - disintegration; reduction to a liquid form; looseness in morals; sensual indulgence; debauchery; ADJ. dissolute: lacking in moral restraint; leading an immoral life
::: apocalyptic - prophetic; pertaining to revelations especially of disaster; N. apocalypse
::: tawdry - cheap and gaudy; Ex. tawdry jewelry