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GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7

GACS lclab - English 8 - Wordly Wise 3000 - Book 8, Lesson 7
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claustrophobia
n. an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces
colleague
n. an associate or coworker of similar status
condescend
v. to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior
condescend
v. to behave in an offensively superior manner
condescending
adj. showing an offensively superior manner
contingent
adj. conditional; depending on something else
daunt
v. to discourage or intimidate
daunting
adj. so difficult or dangerous as to discourage or intimidate
deluge
n. a downpour of rain; a flood
deluge
n. a flood of anything
deluge
v. to flood or overwhelm
dispel
v. to clear away; to remove or get rid of, as if by scattering
dub
v. to give a title, nickname, or description to
fanfare
n. a sounding of trumpets or other brass instruments
fanfare
n. any showy display
fledgling
n. a young bird just learning to fly
fledgling
n. a young and inexperienced person
fledgling
adj. new and untested
inane
adj. empty; shallow or silly
mettle
n. courage to bear up under difficult circumstances; spirit
negligible
adj. small and unimportant, not worth noticing
protract
v. to draw out or lengthen (in time)
replica
n. a copy or reproduction, especially one on a smaller scale than the original