10 terms

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vicarious
(adj) taking the place of another person or thing; acting or servicing as a substitute
arduous
(adj) requiring great exertion; laborious, difficult
primordial
(adj) being or happening first in sequence of time
abjectly
(adj) utterly hopeless; miserable, humiliating or wretched
salient
(adj) leaping or jumping
placate
(v) to appease or pacify especially by concessions or conciliatory gestures
fastidiousness
(adj) excessively particular, critical or demanding; hard to please
pandemonium
(n) wild uproar or unrestrained disorder; tumult or chaos
insidious
(adj) stealthily treacherous or deceitful
paroxysms
(n) any sudden, violent outburst; a fit of violent action or emotion