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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
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation
herald - messenger; sign of something to come; V: announce; proclaim; Ex. unheralded researcher
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
incubus - burden; very worriying problem; mental care; nightmare; male devil; CF. succubus
compliant - readily acting in accordance with a rule, order, or the wishes or others; yielding; comforming to requirements
marital - pertaining to marriage
cohesion - tendency to keep together
physiognomy - face (as showing the character and the mind); art of judging human character from facial features
civil - having to do with citizens; not military or religious; courteous and polite; Ex. married in a civil ceremony; Ex. civil strife/disorder/law; N. civility; CF. civic