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clasps

noun
plural of clasp

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or manner of holding
  • be careful that your clasp on the cat isn't too tight, or she could get hurt

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clasps

verb
present tense third-person singular of clasp

Synonyms & Antonyms of clasps (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Clasps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clasps. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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