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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
gratuitous - given freely; unwarranted; uncalled for; done without good reason; Ex. gratuitous comment
disarray - state of disorder; a disorderly or untidy state; Ex. with her clothes in disarray
expropriate - take possession of (often for public use and without payment)
notch - V-shaped cut in a surface; V.
perjury - false testimony while under oath; V. perjure oneself: testify falsely under oath
instigate - start; urge; provoke; incite; Ex. instigate a search/quarrel
dregs - sediment in a liquid; lees; worthless residue
ingrained - deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice
prepossessing - attractive; CF. preoccupying ?