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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
motto - brief statement used to express a principle
gruesome - grisly; horrible
execute - put into effect; carry out; kill as a lawful punishment; N. execution
condone - overlook; forgive; give tacit approval; excuse
prevalent - widespread; generally accepted
centaur - mythical figure, half man and half horse
stampede - sudden frenzied rush (of panic-stricken animals or people); V: participate in or cause stampede; Ex. stampede before the price rises
acuity - sharpness (of mind or senses of sight or hearing)
wither - (of a plant) dry up from loss of moisture; lose freshness; shrivel; decay