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dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
descry - catch sight of (something distant)
disparate - basically different; impossible to compare; unrelated
encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon
atrocity - brutal deed; ADJ. atrocious
bouillon - clear beef (or meat) soup
languor - lack of physical or mental energy; lassitude; depression
circuit - closed circular line around an area; circumference; regularly repeated journey from place to place
forerunner - predecessor; one that comes before and indicates the approach of another
attenuate - make thin; weaken