Vocab-ability–179 (phobia = fear, aversion to) – A More Powerful Vocabulary (earn UpVotes with “Vocab Practice” exercise)

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. I develop claustrophobia every time I get onto a plane, the plane feel super small with all those people in there.
  2. We turned my cousin into a claustrophobic by locking her in a tiny closet for a weekend.
  3. Men who work on sky-scrapers would be unable to work if they had acrophobia because they are so far off the ground.
  4. For being the melting pot of the world the culture in the United States is still ingrained with xenophobia as can be seen by the way the current president treats anyone he suspects of not being born in the United States.
  5. Claire has had hydrophobia since her aunt threw her into the pool before she knew how to swim, she almost drown and has been scared of water since.
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE
1-claustrophobia
I never have claustrophobia,cause i fear nothing.
2 claustrophobic
My niece is a claustrophobic
3-Acrophobia
I thought i have no fear until i entered plane and discovered i have acrophobia.
4-xenophobia
The people who have xenophobia are indeed animals, who hate fellow human being because of colour of skin.
5 hydrophobia
Those who have hydrophobia are common in the regional area.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. I have claustrophobia since childhood.
  2. My friends know that I am claustrophobic and they support me.
  3. Acrophobia is dangerous for some people. They can't tolerate hight and their blood pressure heart rate gets abnormal.
  4. I don't know how do xenophobia developed but it's sad though for the person who suffers through it and the one who suffers because of it.
  5. I don't have hydrophobia but wife have it she fears of water and I take care that she is not around water alone. I am always with her.
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Claustrophobia
    As a person who enjoys exploring, I never thought claustrophobia would bother me.

  2. Claustrophobic
    I am claustrophobic: I found out one day at work when my car got stuck between two tractors.

  3. Acrophobia
    Minor heights, like trees, are no problem; skyscrapers trigger my acrophobia.

  4. Xenophobia
    I used to think that xenophobia was a result of ignorance; now, I think it's the result of willful ignorance.

  5. Hydrophobia
    While I have plenty of phobias, Hydrophobia has never been one.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. Xenophobia is very common in south Africa.

  2. A Claustrophobic child will hardly stay alone in a closed room without crying

  3. No one has ever stopped drinking water because of hydrophobic.

  4. The easiest way to cure acrophobia is to address it by climbing tall buildings.

  5. Claustrophobia can make someone very clingy at night

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Claustrophobia:
    The now president developed claustrophobia when the workers locked him in a unclean bathroom.

  2. Claustrophobic:
    What would it be like to have your dream girl, who happens to be claustrophobic, in the closet together with you?

  3. Acrophobia:
    The challenge to test my acrophobia came when Charles held me by the shirt near the cliff's edge.

  4. Xenophobia:
    Xenophobia is rampant in the American text books we were made to read throughout our schooling years.

  5. Hydrophobia:
    I got over hydrophobia when I was hypnotized and realize I came out of water when my mother gave birth.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. Claustrophobia.
    She developed claustrophobia after she had been placed in the imaging tunnel-like machine for her MRI procedure at the imaging center.

  2. Claustrophobic.
    Thus, she is now claustrophobic due to that experience and the different intensity of sound noises that the machine makes.

  3. Acrophobia.
    Not all people have acrophobia some actually enjoy the ultimate view from the top and are awed by the feeling it provides them.

  4. Xenophobia.
    I think the world would be a better place if all cultures do away with xenophobia and instead begin to learn the faiths, beliefs, traditions, and values of other cultures.

  5. Hydrophobia.
    You are more likely to feel hydrophobia when you’re on a cruise at sea and suddenly the ship malfunction to the point that it is now sinking under water.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE:

  1. An elevator malfunction can trigger an episode of claustrophobia in some people.
  2. Mike never before felt claustrophobic until his buddies packed him into a small wooden box as a prank.
  3. John was so tall, he often joked that looking down triggered his acrophobia.
  4. In most cases, persons xenophobia is more related to their fear of unknown rather than conscious prejudice.
  5. I once wondered, how do someone inflicted by hydrophobia take a bath.
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. People suffering from claustrophobia find it difficult to sleep alone with the door closed unless they have a company.

  2. Cynthia finds it difficult sleeping alone in her family compound whenever her husband isn't around because she's claustrophobic.

  3. Acrophobia can make an elderly person scream like a kid in an elevator.

  4. All racists are suffering from xenophobia

  5. My uncle's hydrophobia became obvious to every when we had a picnic at the beach.

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MY VOCAB ABILITY

  1. I get claustrophobia when I go into elevators, so I take the stairs instead.
  2. Cindy is a claustrophobic and can't go into enclosed spaces.
  3. I was on top of the Sears tower and looked over the edge, I developed a case of acrophobia.
  4. The laws in the south after the civil war displayed much xenophobia.
  5. I never learned to swim because of my hydrophobia, showers are rough for me too.

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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

  1. He suffers from claustrophobia so he never travels on underground trains.
  2. They lived in an unhealthily claustrophobic atmosphere.
  3. Many people suffer from very serious acrophobia.
  4. They are nationalist to the point of xenophobia.
  5. The clinical symptoms were fever, hydrophobia, fear of wind, multiple organ injury.
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MY VOCAB PRACTICE

1.the doctor told me that claustrophobia was the reason i was afraid of flying

  1. The theatre can be a little claustrophobic when it is full
  2. When i heard sandra had been going for sky diving i knew she did not hav e acrophobia
    4.the boys xenophobia attacked when he saw a man killing his mother
  3. Mr sen was suffering from hydrophobia from her childhood
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