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cling (to)

verb

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1 to give steadfast support to
  • continued to cling to the old ideas of child rearing long after they had gone out of fashion

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2 to have or keep in one's hands
  • clung to a pole in the subway car to keep from falling as it lurched along

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“Cling (to).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cling%20%28to%29. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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