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::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: collateral - security given for loan; ADJ: secondary; descended from the same person but through different sons or daughters
::: inopportune - untimely; inappropriate or ill-timed; poorly chosen
::: penitent - repentant; N.
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: verisimilitude - appearance of truth; quality of appearing to be true or real; likelihood; Ex. verisimilitude of her performance as Lady Macbeth
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: eventual - happening at last as a result; Ex. eventual victory
::: modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
::: nimble - quick in movement; agile; quick in understanding; Ex. nimble climber/mind