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vicarious Definition
vicarious adjective
1. experienced through another by imagining: experienced through somebody else rather than at first hand, by using sympathy or the power of the imagination
vicarious pleasure

2. endured for somebody else: done or endured by somebody as a substitute for somebody else
vicarious suffering

3. delegated: delegated to somebody else or performing a function that has been delegated
vicarious authority

4. medicine in unexpected part of body: occurring in a part of the body remote from the usual site, e.g. menstrual bleeding in the breasts, nose, or sweat glands

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