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vicarious

[vahy-kair-ee-uhs, vi-] [vaɪˈkɛəriəs, vɪ-]
adjective
  • suffered, undergone, or done as the substitute for another
  • "The generals—oh, they take their vicarious pleasure in our fighting for their cause! They lie in the tents while we die in the trenches."