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dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
sentient - capable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
reputable - respectable; having a good reputation
incumbent - obligatory; imposed as an obligation; currently holding an office; N: person who holds an office
arboretum - place where different trees and shrubs are studied and exhibited
annex - attach; add to a large thing; take possession of; incorporate (territory) into a larger existing political unit (by force); N: building added to a large one
merit - deserve; ADJ. meritorious: deserving reward or praise
elicit - draw out fact or information (by discussion or from someone)
animadversion - critical remark; V. animadvert: comment critically with disapproval