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claustrophobia - fear of being locked in
vigor - active strength; energy; enthusiasm; ADJ. vigorous
understate - state with less truth than seems warranted by the facts; Ex. He understated the seriousness of the crime; N. understatement; OP. overstate
ineffectual - not effective; not having a desired effect; weak
ingratiate - become popular with; bring (oneself) in favor of another; Ex. ingratiate himself with the boss
abet - assist usually in doing something wrong; encourage
evanescent - fleeting; vanishing; soon disappearing; V. evanesce
trickster - person who cheats people
mundane - worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday; of the ordinary; Ex. mundane existence; CF. world
infernal - pertaining to hell; devilish; N. inferno: place of fiery heat or destruction