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wanderlust - strong longing to travel
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
ingenue - ing\'enue; young innocent girl
perdition - damnation; complete ruin; hell
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
impeccable - faultless
parallelism - state of being parallel; similarity; analogy
loiter - hang about/around; stand idly about; linger
circumlocution - indirect or roundabout expression (by using an uncecessarily large number of words esp. when trying to avoid answering a difficult question directly)
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean