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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
nemesis - someone seeking revenge; source of downfall or ruin; CF. Nemesis
immure - imprison; shut up in confinement; CF. wall
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
meander - wind or turn in its course; follow a winding or turning course; move aimlessly and idly
eccentric - irregular; odd; unconventional; whimsical; bizarre; not concentric
conifer - pine tree (usu. evergreen); cone-bearing tree; ADJ. coniferous; CF. deciduous; CF. evergreen
astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
amend - correct; change ; generally for the better