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claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
futile - useless; hopeless; ineffectual
parquet - floor made of wood strips inlaid in a mosaic like matter; CF. strip: long narrow piece
quash - crush; suppress; squash; subdue; annul; Ex. quash a rebellion/the decision of the low court
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.
suffocate - die or kill from lack of air; suppress
defiance - refusal to yield; resistance; V. defy; ADJ. defiant
prudent - cautious; careful; prudential
squelch - produce a splashing sound (when stepping through mud); crush; squash; CF.
imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool