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clenching

verb
present participle of clench

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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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“Clenching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clenching. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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