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::: barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
::: 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
::: autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
::: nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: luscious - pleasing to taste or smell; delicious
::: peripheral - of a periphery; marginal; outer; of minor importance; not central; Ex. peripheral nerve/interest
::: impinge - infringe; encroach; influence; touch; collide with; Ex. The effects are impinging on every aspect of our lives.
::: bacchanal - noisy party with a lot of drinking
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore