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::: insomnia - wakefulness; inability to sleep
::: asteroid - small planet
::: regicide - murder of a king or queen
::: visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
::: prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
::: decomposition - decay; V. decompose: decay; break and separate into simple parts
::: despot - tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler; CF. despotism
::: catholic - (of likings and interests) universal; general; broad; including many different parts; wide-ranging liberal; Ex. catholic opinions/tastes
::: eclectic - selective; composed of elements drawn from disparate sources; selecting individual elements from a variety of sources; N. eclecticism
::: 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