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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
::: improvise - compose on the spur of the moment
::: embitter - make bitter; fill with painful or bitter feelings; make sad and angry; Ex. He was embittered by many disappointments.
::: cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
::: ordination - ceremony conferring holy orders; ceremony of ordaining a priest
::: parable - short simple story teaching a moral
::: sheer - pure; thin and transparent; very steep
::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
::: incorporate - introduce something into a larger whole; include; embody; give material form to; ADJ.