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clinched

verb
past tense of clinch

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to make final, definite, or beyond dispute
  • the rain clinched the matter: we would have the party indoors

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“Clinched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clinched. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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