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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
dynamo - generator for producing electricity; energetic person
prosperity - good fortune and financial success; physical well-being
defile - pollute; make filthy or dirty; corrupt morally; profane; desecrate; N: narrow passage or gorge through mountains
autopsy - examination of a dead body; postmortem; V.
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
fashion - give shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
pare - cut away the outer covering or skin of (with a knife); trim; Ex. pare apples/expenses