vicarial

adjective
vi·​car·​i·​al | \ vī-ˈker-ē-əl , və-\

Definition of vicarial

2 : of or relating to a vicar

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After seeing the vicarial reaction from celebrities and fans alike, however, the ramifications of releasing these misguided shirts are sure to last for a while. Alyssa Hardy, Teen Vogue, "Sharon Osbourne Tweets About Kendall and Kylie's Black Sabbath T-Shirts," 30 June 2017

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First Known Use of vicarial

1617, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for vicarial

Latin vicarius

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