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dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
fatuous - smugly and unconsciously foolish; inane; silly; N. fatuity, fatuousness
exorbitant - (of costs or demands) excessive; exceeding reasonable bounds
secrete - conceal; hide away or cache; produce and release a substance into an organism; CF. secretive
edict - decree (especially one issued by a sovereign); official command
factitious - artificial; produced artificially; sham; false; Ex. factitious tears
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
shackle - chain; fetter; confine with shackles; N.
dolorous - sorrowful; N. dolor
dowry - money or property brought by a bride to her husband at marriage