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rivet - metal pin used for fastening metal plates together; V: fasten with a rivet; engross
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
preternatural - beyond what is normal in nature; supernatural; Ex. preternatural strength/forces
depravity - extreme corruption; wickedness; V. deprave
gall - annoy; exasperate; chafe; N: skin sore caused by rubbing (as on the skin of a horse); exasperation
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
immutable - unchangeable
corpus - collection (of writings or information); Ex. the corpus of Shakespear's works; Cf. corpse
monetary - pertaining to money
archaic - antiquated; no longer used; belonging to the past; N.