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claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
nostalgia - homesickness; longing for the past; Ex. nostalgia for the clothes of 1920s; ADJ. nostalgic
mannerism - distinctive behavioral trait; affected style in art (according to a set of styles)
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
overthrow - topple; N.
novelty - something new; newness; ADJ. novel: new; original
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
fastidious - difficult to please; squeamish; fussy; finicky
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
apologist - one who writes in defense of a cause or institution; N. apologia