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dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
dialectical - relating to the art of debate; mutual or reciprocal; Ex. dialectical situation; N. dialectic: art of arriving at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments
vehement - forceful; intensely emotional; with marked vigor; strong; N. vehemence
prevaricate - lie; hide the truth (by equivocating)
mystic - of hidden meaning and spiritual power; Ex. mystic ceremonies; N. CF. mysticism
migrant - changing its habitat; wandering; Ex. migrant birds/workers; N: one that migrates
demure - (of a woman or child) grave; quiet and serious; coy; pretending to be demure
latent - present but not yet noticeable or active; dormant; hidden; N. latency; CF. potential
vigilant - watchful; on the alert; watchfully awake; alert to spot danger; N. vigilance
detain - keep waiting; prevent from leaving or going; N. detention