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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
magistrate - official with power to administer the law
wreak - inflict; Ex. wreak one's vengeance on
downcast - disheartened; dejected; sad; directed downward
frail - weak; N. frailty
reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
unearth - dig up; discover (facts) by careful searching; Ex. He unearthed some secrets about her; OP. conceal
comprehensive - broad; including a lot or everything; thorough; inclusive
obituary - death notice (esp. in a newspaper); ADJ.