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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
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
amphitheater - oval building with tiers of seats; CF. arena
poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
cringe - shrink back as if in fear; cower
harangue - long, passionate, and vehement speech; V.
overwhelm - (of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; Ex. overwhelmed by grief
wrinkle - small ridge on a smooth surface (face or cloth); V.
profound - deep; not superficial; complete; Ex. profound thinker/remark/silence/deafness; N. profundity