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pinch - squeeze between the thumb and a finger, or other edges; Ex. I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. N: amount that can be held between the thumb and a finger
penetrate - enter into; pierce; permeate; see through; grasp the inner significance of; understand
aghast - filled with great surprise or fear; horrified
braggadocio - boasting
jabber - chatter rapidly or unintelligibly
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
sensuous - giving pleasure to the senses; pertaining to the physical senses; operating through the senses; sensuous feeling of soft velvet on the skin
tantalize - tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure
vacuous - empty; lacking in ideas; inane; stupid; Ex. vacuous expression; N. vacuity