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::: ennui - boredom; listlessness and dissatisfaction resulting from lack of interest; CF. annoy
::: 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
::: retort - quick sharp reply; V.
::: ramify - branch out; divide into branches or subdivisions
::: delude - deceive
::: transcendent - exceeding ordinary limits; superior; surpassing; V. transcend: go beyond; exceed; surpass; N. transcendancy
::: perspicuity - clearness of expression; freedom from ambiguity
::: matriculate - enroll (in college or graduate school); CF. matrix
::: effectual - able to produce a desired effect; valid
::: array - marshal; draw up in order; arrange in order; clothe splendidly; adorn; N: fine clothes; ordered group; Ex. in battle array