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impetus - moving force; momentum; force of a moving body; incentive; stimulus; impulse
concord - harmony; accord
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
indecisive - marked by indecision; inconclusive; Ex. indecisive battle
diadem - crown
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
incinerate - burn to ashes
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon