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disproportion - lack of proportion (between the parts); ADJ. disproportionate
simplistic - oversimplified
amalgam - combination of different things; mixture of metals (containing mercury) used for filling holes in teeth
zest - outer skin of an orange used for giving a special taste to food; spice; interest; flavor; spirited enjoyment; Ex. add a certain zest to the affair; Ex. zest for life
accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
vivacious - lively or animated; sprightly
enclave - territory enclosed within an alien land
deadpan - wooden; impassive; with no show of feeling; with an expressionless face
scurry - move hastily; hurry; move briskly
furtive - stealthy; quiet and secret (trying to escape notice); sneaky; Ex. furtive glance