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disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
satiate - satisfy fully (physical needs such as hunger); sate; N. satiety: condition of being satiated
traverse - go through or across
consecrate - dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor
improvident - thriftless; not providing for the future
incisive - (appreciatively) cutting; sharp; Ex. incisive remarks; V. incise: make a cut into
vagabond - wanderer (without a permanent home); tramp
whimsy - whim; tendency to behave amusingly strangely; Ex. story full of whimsy
gastronomy - art and science of preparing and serving good food; CF. gastronome
apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain