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1

negligible

small and unimportant, not worth noticing

2

mettle

courage to bear up under difficult circumstances; spirit

3

deluge

a downpour of rain; a flood. a flood of anything. to flood or overwhelm

4

daunt

to discourage or intimidate. so difficult of dangerous as to discourage or intimidate

5

condescend

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

6

contignent

conditional; depending on something else. liikely, but not certain to happen; possible. a group that is part of another one

7

replica

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

8

protract

to draw out or lengthen (in time)

9

inane

empty; shallow or silly. foolishness' a silly or pointless act

10

dub

to give a title, nickname, or description to

11

colleague

an associate or coworker of similar status

12

dispel

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

13

claustraphobia

an abnormal fear of narrow, enclosed spaces

14

fanfare

a sounding of trumpets or other brass instruments. any showy display

15

fledgling

a young bird just ready to fly. a young and inexperienced person. new and untested