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Wordly Wise Book 5 (8) Lesson 7

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
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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