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death grip

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of death grip

  1. the right or means to command or control others <the cult leader had such a death grip on his followers that all orders were carried out without the slightest objection> Synonyms arm, authority, clutch, command, control, power, dominion, grip, hold, mastery, reign, rein(s), swayRelated Words clout, influence, leverage, pull, voice, weight; jurisdiction; direction, management; dominance, imperium, predominance, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy; prerogative, privilege, right; eminence, importance, momentNear Antonyms helplessness, weaknessAntonyms impotence, impotency, powerlessness




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