vibration, n. 1. oscillation, swinging, libration, ebb and flow, flux and reflux, to and fro; undulation, sway; fluctuation, vacillation, wavering.
2. pulsation, shake, shiver, tremble, trembling, dither; palpitation, throb, throbbing, beat, beating, pulsing; earthquake, convulsion.
3. resonance, reverberation; thunder, rumble, roar, boom, clangor, roll.
4. vibrations Slang, feelings, SI. vibes, sensations.
vicar, n. 1. deputy rector, assistant pastor, Chiefly Brit, locum tenens; clergyman, cleric, churchman, ecclesiastic; priest, minister, parson, reverend, Brit. blackcoat.
2. substitute, surrogate, proxy; deputy, lieutenant, vice-regent, representative; emissary, delegate; plenipotentiary.
vicarious, adj. 1. secondhand, indirect; imagined, mental, empathetic, sympathetic; aesthetic, artistic; imaginary, fantasized; surrogate, by proxy, at one remove.
2. delegated, deputed, commissioned; vice, acting; substitute, substitutional, substitutive.
vice, n. 1. sin, sinfulness, wrong, wickedness, badness, baseness, foulness, meanness; immorality, iniquity, evil; transgression, misdeed, error, offense, violation.
2. fault, defect, flaw, imperfection, SI. bug; frailty, weakness, weak point, infirmity, foible, shortcoming, limitation, failing, failure, deficiency.
3. impurity, unchasitiy, licentiousness, incontinence, dissipation, venery, fornication, carnality; debauchery, lewdness, lasciviousness, Archaic, venery.
vice versa, conversely, reversely, inversely; contrariwise, in exchange, on the other hand, the other way around; on or to the contrary, just the opposite or reverse.
vicinity, n. 1. neighborhood, vicinage, purlieus, nearby area or region, Inf. neck of the woods; precincts, setting, scene; environs, Fr. banlieue, Fr. alen-tours, surroundings, cirumjacencies, outskirts, suburbs, faubourg, periphery.
2. proximity, proximateness, nearness, closeness, nighness, propinquity, contiguity, adjacence, adjacency.
vicious, adj. 1. degenerate, depraved, corrupt, perverted, vitiated; foul, vile, base, bad, low, mean, odious; wicked, evil, iniquitous, nefarious, heinous, flagitious; immoral, sinful, peccant, evil-minded, viceridden; unregenerate, unredeemable, unprincipled, shameless, unscrupulous, reprobate; shameful, disgraceful, worthless; notorious, infamous, scandalous, disreputable; abominable, execrable, horrible, horrid, atrocious, grievous.
2. profligate, dissolute, libertine, rakish, rakehell; dissipated, lascivious, debauched; lecherous, lubricous, satyrlike, goatish; licentious, unrestrained, loose, wild.
3. reprehensible, reproachable, reprovable, condem-nable, blameworthy, blamable, censurable; culpable, guilty, criminal, unlawful, illegal, illicit, illegitimate, lawless; objectionable, unpardonable, unjustifiable, inexcusable; delinquent, wrong, felonious, transgres-sive.
4. malicious, malevolent, malign, malignant, maleficent, malefic, Archaic, despiteous; hostile, antagonistic, obnoxious, ill-natured, surly; rancorous, bitter, embittered, caustic, acrimonious, sardonic, sarcastic, venomous, venomed, acerb; spiteful, hateful, invidious, ill-willed, ill-disposed, catty, SI. bitchy, revengeful, vindictive.