batophobia


batophobia
A fear of tall buildings

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • gʷā- — Also gʷem . To go, come. Oldest form *gʷeə₂ , colored to *gʷaə₂ , contracted to *gʷā . Derivatives include welcome, adventure, souvenir, acrobat, and diabetes. 1. a …   Universalium

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