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And the nightmare clutch laid hold upon his heart with giant pincers.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Some of the figures are being roasted, twitched with red-hot pincers, partly baked, or forced to swallow fire.
He was conscious of a brief pain in one finger, and the next instant someone tore the finger out of his hand with red hot pincers.
INSIDEKICKJESSE FRANKLIN BONE
He had put on a stone-cloth shirt, and seizing iron pincers, he lifted off an iron cover.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
The pincers gripe, the pliers handle; the one is like the closed hand, the other like the fingers.
This kind of pincers took from the ocean a portion of the sea, which it compelled to remain calm.
If the foreign body can be seen it should be grasped with a pincers and removed.
The male does not manage this female, a strong objector, save by seizing her mandibles with his pincers.
He was condemned to be burned with red-hot pincers, to be torn asunder by four horses, and to be quartered.
And then, as stated in a previous chapter, Tige amused herself by taking a pincers and dragging out the nails of Helen's toes.

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propinquitynoun | [proh-ping-kwi-tee ]SEE DEFINITION
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