GRE Word List

CLAUSTROPHOBIA

fear of being locked in

The meaning of the word claustrophobia is fear of being locked in.

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pulverizecrush or grind into very small particles
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honesharpen (a tool); N: whetstone for sharpening a tool
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surfeitsatiate; feed or supply to excess; stuff; indulge to excess in anything; N: surfeiting; excessive amount; Ex. surfeit of food
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