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allegiance - loyalty
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
effective - effectual; producing a strong response; striking; in operation; in effect; Ex. effective speech/photograph
barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money
depreciate - lessen in value; belittle; represent as of little value
histrionic - theatrical; excessively dramatic or emotional; affected; of actors or acting; N. histrionics: histrionic behavior
repel - drive away; disgust; Ex. repel the attack/moisture; Ex. repelled by the dirty room; CF. repulsion
braggart - boaster; bragger
canard - unfounded false rumor; exaggerated false report
papyrus - ancient paper made from stem of papyrus plant