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clasping

verb
present participle of clasp

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1 to put one's arms around and press tightly
  • clasped his long-lost sister and cried without restraint

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2 to reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms
  • clasped a crayon and began drawing

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clasping

clasps

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“Clasping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clasping. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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