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parasite - animal or plant living on another; toady; sycophant; CF. para-: beside
illusory - illusive; deceptive; not real
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
equanimity - calmness of temperament; composure
imbalance - lack of balance or symmetry; disproportion
knead - mix; work dough; mix and work into a uniform mass (with the hands); Ex. knead dough
brittle - hard but easily broken; difficult; unstable; Ex. brittle situation
asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
adept - expert at; very skilled
disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate