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Sample sentences for the GRE study word vicarious

vicarious can be used as a adj

1."He's got a new Rolls-Royce car," said Tuppence with vicarious pride. - from The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
2.It is true, it was a vicarious experience, else he would not have lived to profit by it. - from The Call of the Wild by Jack London
3.When I would come back from these excursions, I was often plunged into a kind of wonder at my vicarious depravity. - from Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
4.For the host rejuvenation of intelligence, vicarious satisfaction. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
5.Stuhk became a sort of vicarious neurotic, eternally searching for symptoms in his protg Gideon's tongue, Gideon's liver, Gideon's heart were matters to him of an unfailing and anxious interest. - from The Best American Humorous Short Stories by Various
6.In narrator by the access of years and in consequence of the use of narcotic toxin in listener by the access of years and in consequence of the action of distraction upon vicarious experiences. - from Ulysses by James Joyce

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