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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
sedition - conduct or language inciting rebellion; rebellion; resistance to authority; insubordination; ADJ. seditious
amputate - cut off part of body; prune (a limb)
juxtapose - place side by side; CF. next
prerogative - privilege; unquestionable right; CF. ask before
emend - correct (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
onus - burden; responsibility
repertoire - list of works of music, drama, etc., a performer is prepared to present; CF. repertory
fancied - imagined; unreal
controvert - oppose with arguments; attempt to refute; contradict; ADJ. controversial; N. controversy