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clinging

verb
present participle of cling

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to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion
  • a dozen magnets clinging to the refrigerator

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

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