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amalgam

noun [S] (OF PARTS)    /əˈmæl.ɡəm/
a combination of parts that create a complete whole: The show was a wonderful amalgam of dance, music, and drama. Nearly every new parent feels an amalgam of joy and terror.Mixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
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