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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
::: skimp - provide or use scantily; live very economically; Ex. skimp on necessities; ADJ. skimpy: inadequate in amount; scanty; stingy; niggardly
::: impiety - irreverence; lack of respect for God or piety
::: congruence - correspondence of parts; harmonious relationship; CF. congruity
::: alleviate - relieve (pain)
::: jaded - tired or uninterested by surfeit; fatigued; surfeited; worn out; wearied; Ex. jaded appetite
::: menial - suitable for servants; lowly; mean; N: someone who does menial work (esp. servant in a house)
::: recreant - disloyal; cowardly; N: disloyal and cowardly person
::: belligerent - quarrelsome
::: gusty - windy