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dilettante
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  • "I thought I’d be a dilettante mother, but I’m as dismayingly natural as Mrs. Bogart," she boasted.

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  • my dilettantish efforts at painting
  • What is to me a means of livelihood is to him the merest hobby of a dilettante.
    Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan  --  Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes

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