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::: pariah - social outcast; Ex. Mariah the pariah
::: 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
::: penchant - strong inclination; strong liking (esp. for something that is disapproved of by other people); Ex. penchant for fast cars
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
::: askance - with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at
::: ambulatory - able to walk
::: chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
::: licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
::: emasculate - weaken; castrate