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inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights
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
tumult - commotion of a great crowd; riot; noise; uproar; ADJ. tumultuous: noisy and disorderly
curator - superintendent; manager (in charge of a museum or a library)
mealymouthed - indirect in speech (when something unpleasant must be said); hypocritical; evasive
probity - uprightness; honesty; incorruptibility
visceral - felt in one's inner organs; N. viscera: internal body organs; CF. eviscerate
vagrant - wandering from place to place; roving; stray; moving in a random fashion; Ex. vagrant thoughts; N. vagrancy
lout - clumsy person; ADJ. loutish; CF. from countrysides ?
tantrum - fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.