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dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
contrivance - something contrived; machine or apparatus; clever deceitful plan; scheme
ordinance - decree; authoritative order
belligerent - quarrelsome
embezzlement - taking for one's own use in violation of trust; stealing (of money placed in one's care)
receptive - quick or willing to receive (ideas, suggestions, etc.); Ex. receptive to the proposal
hindsight - understanding the nature of an event after it has actually happened
concession - an act of yielding; conceding; something conceded; point, right, etc. given unwillingly; privilege of maintaining a business in a certain place; Ex. oil concessions in the North sea; CF. concessionaire
unerringly - infallibly; ADJ. unerring: making no mistakes
variegate - change the appearance of (by marking with different colors)