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Vocabulary : People II (Meaning to Word)


Given the WORD, identify the MEANING

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1.

dilettante

  a dwarf or a midget, underground spirit.

  criminal or wrongdoer.

  amateur or person who superficially pursues fine arts.

  prima donna or chief singer in an opera.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

2.

malefactor

  dissatisfied person.

  one who devotes himself to religion or cause.

  person who causes trouble and starts quarrels.

  criminal or wrongdoer.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

3.

ichthyologist

  shrewish, abusive woman or termagant.

  person who studies fishes.

  one who intrudes into others' affairs (for profit).

  person who worries without cause (about his health).

  Half-n-half Clue
 

4.

hypochondriac

  person who worries without cause (about his health).

  idle fellow; non-worker male bee.

  deserter of party or principles.

  wanderer or idle rascal.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

5.

gourmet

  dummy or portrait of person.

  person who studies fishes.

  connoisseur of wine and food.

  one who turns one's thoughts inwards.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

6.

incendiary

  person with morbid tendency to drink alcohol.

  person guilty of setting fire to property.

  idle fellow; non-worker male bee.

  person who is easily deceived.

  Half-n-half Clue
 

7.

herpetologist

  person who is idiotic or weak in mind.

  person who acts as a go between.

  one who devotes himself to religion or cause.

  person who studies reptiles.

  Half-n-half Clue
 


 
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