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Example sentences for vicarious

It's a chance to take vicarious pride in modern achievement.
Z said, with vicarious pride in another religion's generous thought.
Horror movies provide vicarious psychotherapy in an hour and a half.
The difference between him and everybody else is that he has refused to settle for the vicarious pleasures of the society columns.

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