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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
covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
solecism - nonstandard grammatical construction; construction that is flagrantly incorrect grammatically; violation of social etiquette
prosper - become successful (esp. financially); thrive; grow well; Ex. children prospering under his care
adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
blare - loud or harsh roar or screech; dazzling blaze of light
opprobrium - infamy; disgrace arising from shameful conduct; vilification(slander); scorn; contempt; Ex. opprobrium hurled against him; ADJ. opprobrious: expressing contempt; shameful or infamous
expository - explanatory; serving to explain; N. exposition: explaining; exhibition
crestfallen - dejected; dispirited
unrequited - not requited; not reciprocated; Ex. unrequited love