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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
analogous - comparable; similar
mural - wall painting
vaunted - boasted; bragged; highly publicized; V. vaunt: boast; brag
forge - counterfeit; reproduce fraudulently; form by heating in a forge and hammering into shape; move with a sudden increase of speed or power; Ex. forged ahead in the last two years; N: furnace where metals are heated
incur - bring upon oneself
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
panegyric - formal praise; encomium; Ex. I don't deserve such panegyrics.
vagary - capricious happening; caprice; whim; CF. wander
dilatory - delaying; tending to delay