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Word: vicarious

Definition: 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


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::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: compulsion - compelling; strong desire that is difficult to control; irresistible impulse
::: acetic - vinegary
::: finale - conclusion; concluding part
::: voluptuous - sensual; of or giving sensual pleasure; indulging in sensual pleasures; Ex. voluptuous lines; Ex. voluptuous life of the Romans; N. voluptuary: voluptuous person
::: peon - landless agricultural worker; bond servant; menial worker; N. peonage
::: pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
::: disenfranchise - disfranchise; deprive of a civil right; OP. enfranchise
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: inalienable - not to be taken away; nontransferable; Ex. inalienable rights