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clamps

verb
present tense third-person singular of clamp

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to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • clamped the headphones to her ears and began to listen

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“Clamps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clamps. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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