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British pronunciation/pˈɪnt‍ʃ/
American pronunciation/ˈpɪntʃ/
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to tightly grip and squeeze something, particularly someone's flesh, between one's fingers

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to compress or press one's lips together, typically as a reaction to stress, tension, or discomfort

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to cause discomfort or distress

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to remove the growing tip or end portion of a plant to encourage branching or bushier growth

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to take something in a somewhat sneaky manner

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to take someone into custody

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the act of grasping or squeezing something firmly between the thumb and fingers

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a slight amount of something one can hold between the index finger and thumb

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the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

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a quick, sharp bite or snip, often resulting in a sudden, brief sensation of pain or discomfort

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a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action

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the painful result of getting a body part compressed or squeezed between two objects

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a painful or straitened circumstance

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The chef instructed the students to pinch the edges of the pastry to create a decorative pattern.
To wake up her sleepy friend, she decided to pinch him playfully on the arm.
When she saw the breathtaking view, she couldn't help but pinch herself to make sure it wasn't a dream.
He had to pinch the bridge of his nose to alleviate the growing headache.
The memory of the accident still pinched his mind.
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