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The dict-ified word of the day is filial

| source : web1913 | Filial \Fil"ial\, a. [L. filialis, fr. filius son, filia daughter; akin to e. female, feminine. Cf. {Fitz}.] 1. Of or pertaining to a son or daughter; becoming to a child in relation to his parents; as, filial obedience. 2. Bearing the relation of a child. And thus the filial Godhead answering spoke. --Milton. | source : wn | filial adj 1: (genetics) designating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation [ant: {parental}] 2: relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring; "filial respect" [ant: {parental}]

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