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Word: dilettante

Definition: aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight


Sentences Containing 'dilettante'

Brita Catharina Lidbeck, also "Brita Catharina Munck af Rosenschöld" (1788 – 2 March 1864) was a Swedish Dilettante concert singer.
It was published by Le Dilettante in 2001.

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::: reprise - musical repetition; repeating of a piece of music; repeat performance; recurrent action; Ex. reprise in the finale; Ex. constant reprises
::: expedient - suitable (for a particular purpose although not necessarily morally correct); practical; politic(prudent); N: something expedient
::: stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
::: aggrandize - make greater; increase in power, wealth, rank, or honor; N. aggrandizement
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over
::: pluck - courage; V: pull off or out; pull out the hair or feathers of; ADJ. plucky: courageous; brave
::: endearment - fond word or act; expression of affection
::: plane - carpenter's tool for smoothing and leveling wood; V. CF. flat
::: bedraggle - wet thoroughly; ADJ. bedraggled: draggled
::: renounce - abandon; give up (by formal announcement); disown; repudiate; Ex. renounce one's claim to the property/one's religion; N. renunciation