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thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
domicile - home; V. ADJ. domiciled: having one's domicile; Ex. He is domiciled in Britain.
bantering - joking talk; good-naturedly ridiculing; N.V. banter
contrived - unnatural and forced; artificial; not spontaneous; Ex. The ending was rather contrived.
inequity - unfairness; ADJ. inequitable
gestate - evolve as in prenatal growth; N. gestation: period of development from conception until birth
chase - ornament a metal surface by indenting; follow rapidly to catch
congenial - pleasant; friendly; in agreement with one's tastes and nature; Ex. congenial weather
bane - posion; cause of ruin; ADJ. baneful: harmful; poisonous
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