Wordly Wise Book 5 (8) Lesson 7

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These are the vocabulary words for lesson 7 in the wordly wise book. On my book it says that it is book 5 but on the website it is really book 8

claustrophobia

An abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces.

colleague

An associate or coworker of similar status.

condescend

To lower oneself to a position one considers inferior; To behave in an offensively superior manner

condescending

Showing an offensively superior manner

contingent

Conditional; depending on something else; Likely, but not certain to happen; possible; A group that is part of a larger one

daunt

To discourage or intimidate

daunting

So difficult or dangerous as to discourage or intimidate

deluge

A downpour of rain; a flood; A flood of anything; To flood or overwhelm

dispel

To clear away; to remove or get rid of, as if by scattering

dub

To give a title, nickname, or description to

fanfare

A sounding of trumpets or other brass instruments; Any showy display

fledgling

A young bird just learning to fly; A young and inexperienced person; New and untested

inane

Empty; shallow or silly

inanity

Foolishness; a silly or pointless act

mettle

Courage to bear up under difficult circumstances; spirit

negligible

Small and unimportant, not worth noticing

protract

To draw out or lengthen (in time)

replica

A copy or reproduction, especially one on a smaller scale than the original

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