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::: prehensile - capable of grasping or holding (esp. by wrapping around); Ex. prehensile tails
::: unconscionable - unscrupulous; not guided by conscience; excessive; beyond reason; Ex. unconscionable demand
::: pulchritude - beauty; comeliness; ADJ. pulchritudinous
::: insightful - discerning; perceptive
::: chaste - morally pure; virginal; abstaining from illicit sexual acts; modest; simple (of a style of writing); not highly decorated; austere
::: detached - emotionally removed; free from emotional involvement; calm and objective; physically separate; N. detachment; CF. attachment
::: scholarly - full of learning; erudite; like a scholar; Ex. scholarly journal
::: ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
::: 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
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting