Nouns (15)

tweak, pinch
n. a squeeze with the fingers
pinch, exigency, emergency
n. a sudden unforeseen crisis (usually involving danger) that requires immediate action; "he never knew what to do in an emergency"
soupcon, speck, jot, pinch, mite, tinge, hint, touch
n. a slight but appreciable amount; "this dish could use a touch of garlic"
n. an injury resulting from getting some body part squeezed
n. a painful or straitened circumstance; "the pinch of the recession"

Verbs (2)

pinch, crimp
v. make ridges into by pinching together

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Fuzzynyms (36)

tinge, undertone
n. a pale or subdued color
n. passing reference or indirect mention
innuendo, insinuation
n. an indirect (and usually malicious) implication
contingence, contingency, eventuality
n. a possible event or occurrence or result
n. a sudden unexpected event
chance event, fortuity, stroke, accident
n. anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; "winning the lottery was a happy accident"; "the pregnancy was a stroke of bad luck"; "it was due to an accident or fortuity"
n. a cold pudding made of layers of sponge cake spread with fruit or jelly; may be decorated with nuts, cream, or chocolate
n. small piece of e.g. bread or cake
plight, quandary, predicament
n. a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one; "finds himself in a most awkward predicament"; "the woeful plight of homeless people"
pinpoint, speck
n. a very small spot; "the plane was just a speck in the sky"
deoxidise, deoxidize, reduce
v. to remove oxygen from a compound, or cause to react with hydrogen or form a hydride, or to undergo an increase in the number of electrons
reduce, shrink
v. reduce in size; reduce physically; "Hot water will shrink the sweater"; "Can you shrink this image?"
shrivel, shrink
v. decrease in size, range, or extent; "His earnings shrank"; "My courage shrivelled when I saw the task before me"
cockle, knit, crumple, rumple, pucker
v. to gather something into small wrinkles or folds; "She puckered her lips"
ruck up, ruck, pucker
v. become wrinkled or drawn together; "her lips puckered"
v. press firmly; "He squeezed my hand"

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