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sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
impasse - predicament(dangerous condition) from which there is no escape; situation allowing for no further progress
crochet - make (a piece of needlework) by looping thread with a hooked needle; N. CF. crotchet
aplomb - poise; composure in difficult situations; assurance; self-confidence
rousing - lively; inducing excitement; stirring; V. rouse: waken; arouse from sleep or depression; excite; stir up
retentive - holding; able to retain things (esp. facts in the mind); having a good memory