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extant - (of something written or painted) still in existence
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
industrious - diligent; hard-working; N. industry
hypocritical - pretending to be virtuous; deceiving; N. hypocrisy: profession of beliefs one does not possess; CF. hypocrite
glaring - (of something bad) highly conspicuous; harshly bright; shining intensely and blindingly
blanch - bleach; whiten; make white or pale
chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
discursive - (of a person or writing) digressing; rambling (without any clear plan)
postmortem - autopsy; ADJ: occurring after death; of a postmortem
eclipse - darken; extinguish; outshine; surpass; cause an eclipse