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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
aversion - firm dislike
abrogate - abolish
flowery - full of flowers; full of ornate expressions
flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
supercilious - haughty; arrogant; condescending; patronizing; CF. eyebrow, cilium
ashen - ash-colored; deadly pale
dexterous - skillful; skill in using hands or mind; N. dexterity
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument
galleon - large three-masted sailing ship