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Flashcards in vocab 7 Deck (16):
1

colleague

associate or coworker

2

condescend

to lower oneself to a position one considers inferior

to behave in an offensively superior manner

3

bonus word g

geriatrics
branch of medicine for the elderly

4

contingent

conditional

likely but not certain to happen

5

daunt

to discourage or intimidate

6

deluge

a flood of anything

downpour of rain

7

dispel

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

8

dub

to give a title, nickname

9

fanfare

a sounding of trumpets

any showy display

10

fledgling

a young bird learning to fly

young inexperienced person

11

inane

empty; shallow or silly

12

mettle

courage

13

negligible

small and unimportant

14

protract

to draw out or lengthen

15

replica

a copy or reproduction

16

claustrophobic

abnormal fear or narrow, enclosed spaces