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claustrophobia
used in I Am the Cheese

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Definition
abnormal fear of being closed in a confined space
  • The alley is so narrow that claustrophobia threatens me again and my palms turn wet with perspiration while drops of sweat gather in my armpits.
    Chapter 24 (23% in)
claustrophobia = abnormal fear of being closed in a confined space
  • Like, is it possible to be claustrophobic and yet fear open spaces, too? I mean, elevators panic me.
    Chapter 1 (28% in)
  • The sun has disappeared and the clouds are low, pressing downward, almost claustrophobic.
    Chapter 9 (82% in)
  • It struck him then that the recreation room was almost like a vault; he had always felt mildly claustrophobic in the room.
    Chapter 22 — TAPE OZK011/OZK012 (47% in)

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