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endemic - prevailing among a specific group of people or in a specific area or country; peculiar to a particular region or people; CF. pandemic
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
filigree - delicate ornamental lacelike metalwork
maladroit - clumsy; not skillful; awkward; bungling
anthropologist - student of the history and science of humankind
unassuaged - unsatisfied; not soothed
backslide - revert (to bad habits); N. reverter
cogitate - think over; ponder
perquisite - (perk) any gain above stipulated salary; Ex. perquisites such as free meals and a car
annul - make void