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clamming up

verb
present participle of clam up

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to stop talking
  • the little girl clammed up when the doctor came into the room

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“Clamming up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clamming%20up. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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