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vicarious - experienced as if one were taking part in the experience of another; done by a deputy for other people; acting as a substitute; Ex. vicarious thrill at the movies; Ex. the vicarious sufferings of Christ
hortatory - encouraging; exhortive; marked by exhortation; CF. exhort
matrimony - state of being married
languid - lacking energy or vitality; weary; sluggish; listless
malodorous - foul-smelling
adversary - opponent; enemy
ratiocination - reasoning; act of drawing conclusions from premises; V. ratiocinate: reason logically
prototype - original work used as a model by others
physiological - pertaining to the science of the function of living organisms; N. physiology
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack