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parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.
indulge - yield to; gratify; allow oneself a special pleasure; Ex. indulge one's every whim/a child/in a big cigarette; N. indulgence
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
subsume - include (as a member of a group); encompass
perfunctory - done routinely and with little care; superficial; not thorough; lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; Ex. perfunctory kiss
steep - soak; saturate; Ex. steep the fabric in the dye bath; ADJ: precipitous
gracious - kind in a generous way (to someone less important)
escapade - prank; flighty conduct; reckless adventure that disobeys rules
meteoric - like a meteor; swift; momentarily brilliant; Ex. meteoric rise to fame; N. meteor