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disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
impale - pierce (with a sharp point); Ex. impaled by the spear
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship
sultry - (of weather) hot; sweltering; sensual; voluptuous
nostrum - questionable medicine; quack medicine; CF. our (remedy)
flout - reject; mock; show contempt for; scorn; Ex. flout the rules
stumble - trip and almost fall; proceed unsteadily; act falteringly; N.
inchoate - (of desire, wish, plan) recently begun; not explicit; at the beginning of development; rudimentary; elementary; Ex. inchoate mass
preponderance - superiority of power, quantity, etc.; V. preponderate: be greater in power, weight, or importance; ADJ. preponderant