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clench

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of clench

  1. the act or manner of holding fearful that his suitcase might be stolen, he never once relaxed his clench on the handle Synonyms clasp, hold, grapple, grasp, grip, handgrip, handholdRelated Words anchorage, leverage, purchase; grab, seizure; foothold, footing, toehold; clinch, embrace, hugNear Antonyms release, relinquishment


clench

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clench

  1. to have or keep in one's hands clenched a tissue in his hands as he told his story of misfortune Synonyms hold, cling (to), clutch, gripRelated Words bear, carry; bag, capture, catch, collar, corral, grab, grapple, hook, land, latch (on or onto), nab, nail, seize, snap (up), snare, snatch, take, trap; feel, finger, handle, paw; clasp, embrace, grasp, hug; cradleNear Antonyms drop, give, hand, unclasp, unhand; cede, deliver, give up, hand out, hand over, release, relinquish, render, turn over, yield


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