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adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
timbre - quality of a musical tone produced by a musical instrument (which distinguishes it from others of the same pitch)
rationale - fundamental reason or principle (on which a system or principle is based); fundamental reason or justification; grounds for an action
fallacious - false; based on a fallacy; misleading; N. fallacy: false idea or notion; false reasoning; Ex. popular fallacy; Ex. fallacy of the argument
brandish - wave around (a weapon); flourish
catastrophe - calamity ; disaster
pathetic - causing sadness, compassion, pity; touching
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
sheaf - bundle of stalks of grain; any bundle of things tied together
sledge - large sled drawn by work animals