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demotic - of or pertaining to the people
advent - arrival
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
submerge - place under water; dip; go under water; cover completely (as with water); Ex. submerged in work
enliven - make lively or spirited; animate
tendentious - promoting a particular point of view; biased; having an aim; designed to further a cause; Ex. tendentious rather than truth-seeking; CF. tend: move in a certain direction
dotage - senility; feeblemindedness of old age; Ex. In one's dotage
freebooter - pirate or plunderer who makes war in order to grow rich
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
responsiveness - state of reacting readily to appeals, orders, etc.; ADJ. responsive: readily reacting; Ex. responsive to treatment