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filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect
trifling - trivial; unimportant
implicate - incriminate; involve incriminatingly; show to be involved (in a crime); Ex. implicate someone in the crime
precarious - unsafe; lacking in stability; uncertain; risky; Ex. precarious living
parvenu - upstart; newly rich person
torrent - rushing stream; flood; Ex. The rain fell in torrents.
gauche - clumsy (in social behavior); coarse and uncouth
surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
propitious - favorable; auspicious; advantageous; fortunate; Ex. propitious day/sign
chimerical - fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; N. chimera: unreal fancy; fire-breathing female creature