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palette - board on which painter mixes pigments(coloring matters)
perforate - pierce; put a hole through
dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
runic - mysterious; set down in an ancient alphabet; N. rune: one of the letters of an alphabet used by ancient Germanic peoples (cut on stone or wood); magic charm
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
supernumerary - person or thing excess of what is necessary; extra; ADJ: additional to the usual or necessary number
drudge - do drudgery; N: person who drudges
selective - careful in choosing; having an effect only on certain things; not general; Ex. eclectic weed killer
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
wistful - sadly thoughtful (because of desires or memories); sadly pensive; vaguely longing