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depict - portray
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
amplify - increase in size or effect; expand; broaden or clarify by expanding; intensify; make stronger; Ex. amplify one's remarks with a graph
naivet - \'e(naivety) quality of being unsophisticated; simplicity; artlessness; gullibility; ADJ. naive(na\"ive): ingenuous; lacking worldliness; simple; credulous
credulity - belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivet\'e; ADJ. credulous
cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
intimidate - frighten; N. intimidation
haven - place of safety; refuge; harbor; Ex. tax haven
distill - refine (a liquid by evaporating and subsequent condensation); concentrate; separate the most important parts from; Ex. distill fresh water from sea water; CF. brew
syllogism - logical formula consisting of a major premise, a minor premise and a conclusion; deceptive or specious argument