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pinch

(pintsh )

substantiv
the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"

substantiv
a squeeze with the fingers
substantiv
small sharp biting
substantiv
a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action
"he never knew what to do in an emergency"

substantiv
a slight but appreciable addition
"this dish could use a touch of garlic"

substantiv
an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
substantiv
a painful or straitened circumstance
"the pinch of the recession"

verb
irritate as if by a nip, pinch, or tear
"smooth surfaces can vellicate the teeth"
"the pain is as if sharp points pinch your back"

verb
cut the top off
"top trees and bushes"

verb
squeeze tightly between the fingers
"He pinched her behind"
"She squeezed the bottle"

verb
make ridges into by pinching together
verb
make off with belongings of others




Sinonime:
(substantiv) apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, emergency, exigency, hint, jot, mite, nip, speck, tinge, touch, tweak
(verb) abstract, cabbage, crimp, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, purloin, sneak, squeeze, swipe, top, tweet, twinge, twitch