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fidelity - loyalty; accuracy
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
compassion - sympathy for the suffering of others; ADJ. compassionate
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
grandiose - affectedly grand; pretentious; high-flown; ridiculously exaggerated; impressive; great in size or scope; grand; Ex. grandiose ideas
adherent - supporter; follower
dissection - analysis; cutting apart in order to examine
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
foster - rear; bring up (for a certain period only); encourage; promote the development of (feelings or ideas); Ex. help foster friendly relations; ADJ: giving parental care although not related by blood; Ex. foster parents