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dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
plethora - excess; overabundance; Ex. a plethora of excuses
antipathy - aversion; dislike or opposition
convoke - call together; Ex. convoke Parliament; N. convocation
ample - enough; abundant; spacious; large in size; Ex. ample opportunity/garden; N. amplitude: quality of being ample; abundance; largeness of space
autocratic - having absolute unchecked power; dictatorial; N. autocrat, autocracy
prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
pacifist - one opposed to force; antimilitarist; ADJ. N. pacifism: opposition to war as a means of resolving disputes
compendium - brief, comprehensive summary; ADJ. compendious
mauve - pale purple