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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
vernal - pertaining to spring
felicity - happiness; appropriateness (of a remark, choice, etc.); quality of being felicitous
contraband - illegal trade; smuggling; smuggled goods; ADJ.
nonentity - person of no importance; nonexistence
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
pyromaniac - person with an insane desire to set things on fire
friction - clash or conflict in opinion; rubbing against
asymmetric - not identical on both sides of a dividing central line