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filial

Genetics designating any of the generations following the parental generation. Abbrev.: F; F1 indicates the first filial generation, F2 the second, etc.
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was the question by which her filial piety manifested itself.
When I mingled with other families I distinctly discerned how peculiarly fortunate my lot was, and gratitude assisted the development of filial love.
Remember, if you please, your interest, your duty, your moral obligations, your filial affections, and all that sort of thing, which it is so very delightful and charming to reflect upon; or you will repent it.
With this filial joke his daughter smartened him up, and gave him a loving hug, and stood at the door with her weak child in her arms, and her strong child tumbling down the steps, looking after her little old father as he toddled away with his arm under Little Dorrit's.
Besides; if you are not filial, sir, if you discard that duty, you are at least--hum--not a Christian?
Pickwick was so extreme, that they might have remained in exactly the same relative situations until the suspended animation of the lady was restored, had it not been for a most beautiful and touching expression of filial affection on the part of her youthful son.
And these leaden clouds that never part are apt to create impatience even in the filial affection that streams forth in nothing but tenderness and pity in the time of more obvious affliction.
Of all filial companies NEK itself is facing the hardest time, with a loss of BGN 250 M in end-June 2014, compared to a profit of BGN 17 M for the same period of last year.
The filial sketches also proved to be the most divisive with the crowd; the apotheosis of which was when the comedian claimed that all long-term wives are inevitably viewed by their husbands as "Christmas trees without any glitter.
A Contemporary Ritual of Filial Piety on Mother's Day
Group filial therapy; the complete guide to teaching parents to play therapeutically with their children.
Let me start by agreeing with him that the Daily Mail attack on Ed Miliband through his father, the late Ralph Miliband, was reprehensible and the Labour leader with his filial instincts did the right thing in defending his father.