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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
anthology - book of literary selections by various authors; CF. omnibus
vacillate - waver (in opinion); fluctuate; sway to and fro; N. vacillation
verity - quality of being true; lasting truth or principle; Ex. the verity of his testimony; Ex. one of the eternal verities
clasp - hold firmly within arms
memento - token; reminder of the past; keepsake; Ex. memento of your visit
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
heresy - opinion contrary to popular belief; opinion contrary to accepted religion; ADJ. heretical; CF. heretic
touchstone - stone used to test the fineness of gold alloys; criterion; standard
carafe - glass water bottle; decanter