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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
::: defame - harm someone's reputation; malign; speak evil of; slander; N. defamation; ADJ. defamatory
::: herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
::: poise - good judgment with composure; balance; V: place in a carefully balanced position
::: enterprise - willingness to take new ventures; initiative; business organization; plan (that is difficult or daring); Ex. their latest enterprise to sail round the world in a small boat
::: plutocracy - society ruled by the wealthy
::: insubordination - disobedience; rebelliousness; ADJ. insubordinate
::: cajole - persuade by praise or false promise; coax; wheedle
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: penology - study of prison management and criminal rehabilitation