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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
gouge - overcharge (with high price); extort from; Ex. gouge the public; CF. usury
callow - youthful; immature; inexperienced
politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
flighty - (esp. of a woman's behavior) capricious; often changing, esp. from one lover to another; impulsive
chide - scold; rebuke (someone who has done wrong)
lascivious - lustful
atavism - resemblance to remote ancestors rather than to parents; reversion to an earlier type; throwback; ADJ. atavistic
hapless - unfortunate; luckless