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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


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::: compost - mixture of decaying organic matter used as fertilizer; V: put or make compost
::: imply - suggest a meaning not expressed; signify
::: simulate - feign; imitate
::: transcendental - going beyond common thought or ideas; impossible to understand by practical experiences or practices; known only by studying thoughts or intuition; OP. empirical; CF. transcendentalism
::: marginal - of a margin; barely within a limit; Ex. marginal effect/writing ability
::: reverent - respectful; worshipful; V. revere: regard with reverence; N. reverence: profound respect
::: unanimity - complete agreement; ADJ. unanimous
::: precipice - cliff; dangerous position; Ex. on the edge of the precipice
::: sumptuous - grand suggesting great expense; lavish; rich; Ex. sumptuous feast
::: palatial - of or suitable for a palace; magnificent