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claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
retract - withdraw; take back; draw back; Ex. retract a statement/an offer/claws; N. retraction; CF. retractile
creed - system of religious or ethical belief
privation - lack of the basic necessities or comforts of life; hardship; want; CF. deprive
coagulate - congeal; thicken; clot; N. coagulant
prevail - be widespread; triumph over; gain victory; prevail on: persuade; induce; Ex. Justice has prevailed; Ex. prevail on someone to do something
stygian - unpleasantly dark; gloomy; hellish; deathly; CF. Styx: the chief river in the subterranean land of the dead
timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
comely - attractive; agreeable; having a pleasing appearance
impassioned - (of speech) filled with passion; fervent