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PHOBIA (ABNORMAL FEAR OF STH.)


Acrophobia

fear of heights




Claustrophobia

fear of being locked or confined in or close space (esp. small place)




Hydrophobia

  1. fear of water

  2. rabies disease




Xenophobia

fear of strangers or foreigners or anything strange




Agoraphobia

fear of open space or public space having many people




Phobia

abnormal fear of sth




Cynophobia

fear of dogs




Triskaidekaphobia

fear of number 13


Thanatophobia


fear of death






















SMALL (INSIGNIFICANT AMOUNT)

Iota







Minuscule







Minute







Modicum







Mote

small particle, sth so small it is almost impossible to see




Speck

tiny bit, dust particle, sth very small



Whit







Scintilla







Least bit

in the slightest degree or in any respect (to very small or negligible amount or least interested)

Shard: fragment, generally of pottery

Speck

a very small spot; a small piece of dirt, etc.: very small amount

Shred: fragment, generally of pottery

Infinitesimal







Mite

very small object or creature; small coin or sum of money, small amount of sth

Pittance: a small allowance or wage usually very low

Exiguous

small; minute: excessively scanty, hardly enough




Paltry

insignificant; petty; trifling, too small to be considered as important or useful, having no value or useful qualities


Shaving: very thin piece of sth, usually of wood

Petty

  1. trivial; unimportant

  2. very small

  3. caring too much about small and unimportant matters: small minded

Splinter: (1) a small thin piece of wood, bone broken of a large piece,(2) small group,(3) to break sth into small thin sharp pieces

Trifle

small and unimportant; trivial




Scarcity







Paucity







Dearth







Shred

  1. a very small amount of sth

  2. waste or fragments of sth

Crumb: small amount of sth, esp. food (fallen apart food)


Fragments

small part of sth that has broken off from sth larger




Fleck

  1. spot: a very small area of a particular color

  2. very small piece of sth

Minutiae: small or trivial details

Bauble

sth of little importance, esp. cheap jewellery




Trinket

sth of little importance, esp. cheap jewellery




Knickknack

sth of little importance, esp. cheap jewellery




Meager

small in quantity and poor in quality




Inconsequential

insignificant; unimportant




Negligible

So small, trifling, or unimportant which can be easily disregarded


Sparse: not thick; thinly scattered; scanty

Nominal

In name only, trifling






















LARGE QUANTITY

Abundance







Replete

abundantly supplied




Plethora

excess; overabundance




Astronomical

very large amount of sth




Copious





Plentiful








Ample

abundant




Plenitude

  1. abundance

  2. state of being full or complete: completeness

Rampant: growing in profusion; unrestrained

Plenary

complete; full




Opulence

abundance, extreme wealth; luxuriousness;




Bountiful

  1. abundant;

  2. graciously generous




Affluence

abundance; having an abundance of material wealth




Teeming

present in large numbers




Profusion
  1. overabundance; excess


  2. lavish expenditure




Luxuriant

  1. abundant

  2. rich and splendid

  3. fertile







Great/ Large in number




Scads/ Scad

a great quantity




Myriad

very large number




Slew

large quantity or number




Umpteen

a large but unspecified number of




Rife

  1. abundant

  2. current: frequent occurring






More than needed





Supererogatory

superfluous; more than needed or demanded




Supernumerary

person or thing in excess of what is necessary; extra




Superfluous

excessive; overabundant, unnecessary






















MAGIC/ BLACK MAGIC

Voodoo







Sorcery







Witchcraft





Wizardry








Necromancy

black magic; dealings with the dead




Conjure

  1. summon a devil

  2. practice magic

  3. imagine or invent

Incantation: singing or chanting of magic spells; magical formula

Exorcise

drive out evil spirits




Legerdemain

Sleight or skill of hand, dexterity or skill of hand




Thaumaturgy

performance of miracles: the performance of miracles or magic

Sleight: dexterity or skill in doing something, trick-shift of hand

Levitate

float in the air (especially by magical means)




















SHORT PEOPLE

Dwarf







Lilliputian







Goblin

a small ugly creature that likes to trick people or cause trouble




Gnome

Dwarf, underground spirit or ghost




Pygmy

Dwarf




Elf

a small person with pointed ears, who has magic powers




















ANIMAL LIKE

Vulpine

fox like, cunning, crafty




Bovine

Cow like, calm and dull




Ursine

Like a bear, pertaining to bear




Canine

Related to dog, dog like




Piscine

Fishlike




Simian

Monkeylike




Anthropoid

Man like




Equine

Horse like or resembling like a horse


Leonine


Like a lion






















MOIST OR WET

Humid







Damp

  1. Slightly wet or humid

  2. check or reduce, lessen in intensity; diminish; mute




Dank

Slightly wet or humid




Muggy

Warm and damp




Sodden

  1. extremely wet, soaked

  2. dull: from alcoholic drink, lethargic or sluggish


Soggy


saturated or heavy with water or moisture




Bedraggle

to wet thoroughly, made wet, dirty or untidy by rain, mud, etc























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