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filial
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • With his own ghostly voice he had exhorted me, on the sacred consideration of my filial duty and reverence towards him—who might reasonably regard himself as my official ancestor—to bring his mouldy and moth-eaten lucubrations before the public.

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  • tried to restrain her mother, so far as filial respect would allow
  • An F1 hybrid is the first filial generation of seeds/plants or animal offspring resulting from a cross mating of distinctly different parental types.

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