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emetic - substance causing vomiting; ADJ.
chortle - chuckle with delight; N.
verbose - wordy; N. verbosity
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
aperture - opening; hole; adjustable opening in a camera that limits the amount of light
plagiarize - steal another's ideas or writings and pass them off as one's own; Ex. ideas plagiarized from my article; N. plagiarism; CF. kidnap
limbo - region near heaven or hell where certain souls are kept; prison (slang); Ex. Purgatory and Limbo
accost - approach and speak first to a person
invert - turn upside down or inside out; reverse the position or condition of
swagger - walk or behave with an over-confident manner