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vicarious
used in The Great Gatsby

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  • At this point Jordan and I tried to go, but Tom and Gatsby insisted with competitive firmness that we remain — — as though neither of them had anything to conceal and it would be a privilege to partake vicariously of their emotions.
    p. 131.1

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