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ke ree uhs
s experienced at secondhand
read about mountain climbing and felt vicarious excitement
s occurring in an abnormal part of the body instead of the usual site involved in that function
s suffered or done by one person as a substitute for another
In this feat of the New Zealand beekeeper, Edmund Hillary, and the sinewy Sherpa tribesman, Tenzing, millions down in the mundane valleys felt a vicarious exhilaration.
It was, as if, the whole country derived vicarious pleasure in the win of their football team over their traditional rivals.
It's hard to pinpoint the precise draw of reality TV: There's the vicarious thrill of talent competitions like American Idol, with its promise of stardom for shower-singers; there .
Marty Whelan in Herald.ie Marty said: "In these cash-strapped times it's great to be part of a show that brings such a sense of possibility to people's lives. I think Irish people get a real kick out of watching the contestants' good fortune and take vicarious pleasure in...