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retrospective - looking back on the past; N. retrospection; V. retrospect
incapacitate - disable; N. incapacity: lack of capacity
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
exasperate - vex; annoy or make angry (by testing the patience)
dutiful - (duteous) (of people or their behavior) respectful; obedient (filled with a sense of duty)
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
hone - sharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
bauble - trinket; cheap jewel; trifle
perimeter - outer boundary; length of the outer boundary; circumference