dilettante


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dilettante

a person who loves the arts
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b) Hugo is a bit of a dilettante as far as wine is concerned.
Judge Anthony Potter told Sembi: "You are a man who on a number of occasions has come to the attention of the authorities for your rather dilettante attitude towards gas installation.
Some Serbian politicians contest his dilettante behavior.
En effet, a l'exception de Fen M'hareche dont il ne faudra pas perdre de vue tout ce qu'il a realise a ses debuts a Tiaret ainsi qu'a El Eulma apres avoir change d'ecurie et qui meme s'il n'a pas pris part a de nombreuses courses cette saison pour peu qu'il soit present avec tous ses moyens, ne devrait pas se faire prier pour rallier en dilettante le poteau d'arrivee dans cette course largement a sa portee, car a si l'on se refere aux autres participants, seuls Jamal Esoltane, un jeune poulain de 3 ans qui totalise 15.000 DA depuis la date d'effet de la condition, Afnane et Chams El Amel, quant a eux, ont 4.000 DA en gains, c'est-a-dire une septieme place, tous les autres concurrents ont un zero pointe en gains.
But Graves not only disparaged FitzGerald's purported sexual preferences in the Daily Telegraph; he also condemned the earlier author as a "dilettante." By 1967, Robert Graves was the twentieth-century equivalent of a literary lion.
No dilettante socialite, when she left school she did social work in the London docks and in Paris.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Ankara applies double standards to its dealings in the Middle East, where it behaves like a dilettante when pursuing foreign policy, according to Jacques Myard, deputy of France's opposition party, The Republicans.
Set in the late 80's (the contemporary times of when it was originally published), Master Keaton Volume 4 continues the story of Taichi Hiraga Keaton, a dilettante with military training.
This deplorable communication is dilettante approach to the detriment of the country, concludes Rizaov.
Walk into a design shop run by an airy dilettante and you would be forgiven for wondering how a strange piece of balsa wood can 1.
Dilettante Chocolates Premier Assortments come in four options: Aristocrats (all dark chocolate assortment), Sweet Resistance (caramel, toffee, & nut cluster assortment), Galaxy (milk & white chocolate assortment), and Discoveries (dark, milk, & white chocolate assortment).
The actor-director-poet-professor-artist-compulsive dilettante has donned yet another hat in recent weeks: digital content guru.