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::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: wanton - unrestrained; gratuitously cruel; willfully malicious; unchaste; sexually improper; promiscuous; Ex. wanton spending/killing; CF. having no just cause
::: rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
::: slavish - of or like a slave; servile; showing no originality; copied very closely; Ex. slavish devotion/copy of the original
::: 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
::: pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
::: scuffle - struggle confusedly; move off in a confused hurry; N. CF. scuffling twins ?
::: impassive - without feeling; expressionless; imperturbable; stoical; Ex. impassive face
::: enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
::: uxorious - excessively submissive or devoted to one's wife; CF. uxor: wife