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::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: myopic - nearsighted; lacking foresight; N. myopia
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: fancy - imagination (of a whimsical or fantastic nature); capricious liking; V: imagine; be fond of; ADJ. decorative; elaborate
::: chassis - framework and working parts of an automobile; framework to which components are attached
::: crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
::: irksome - annoying; tedious; V. irk: annoy
::: confidence - self-assurance; calm unworried feeling based on a strong belief in one's abilities; strong belief in the ability of a person or plan; trust or faith in a person or thing; something confided; secret; Ex. confidence in your ability; Ex. I'm telling you this in confidence; Ex. exchange confidences about their boyfriends; ADJ. confident
::: tutelary - protective; pertaining to a guardianship; Ex. tutelary deities
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition