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clenches

noun
plural of clench

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act or manner of holding
  • fearful that his suitcase might be stolen, he never once relaxed his clench on the handle

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clenches

verb
present tense third-person singular of clench

Synonyms & Antonyms of clenches (Entry 2 of 2)

to have or keep in one's hands
  • clenched a tissue in his hands as he told his story of misfortune

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“Clenches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clenches. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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