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Unformatted text preview: esp. in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler. a lover of an art or science, esp. of a fine art pristine - having its original purity; uncorrupted or unsullied. of or pertaining to the earliest period or state; primitive. contingency - dependence on chance or on the fulfillment of a condition; uncertainty; fortuitousness initiative - an introductory act or step; leading action sinecure - an office or position requiring little or no work, esp. one yielding profitable returns...
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- Fall '09
- English, superficial way, plant matter, irregular intervals, contingency dependence, profitable returns