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disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
prodigious - enormous; marvelous; extraordinary; Ex. prodigious amount/memory
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
mnemonic - pertaining to memory; assisting the memory; N: device, such as as formula or rhyme, used as a mnemonic aid
ductile - malleable; pliable; (of metals) easily pulled into shape; flexible; (of someone) easily influenced or controlled
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
hypochondriac - person unduly worried about his health; worrier without cause about illness; ADJ. CF. hypochondria: neurosis that one is or is becoming ill; CF. abdomen
inhibited - (of a person) unable to express what one really feels