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Antonyms for clenchedclenched

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Wiktionary

  1. clenchedadjective

    Antonyms:
    unclenched

  2. clenchedadjective

    a clenched fist

    Antonyms:
    unclenched

Princeton's WordNet

  1. clenched, clinchedadjective

    closed or squeezed together tightly

    "a clenched fist"; "his clenched (or clinched) teeth"

    Antonyms:
    loose

    Synonyms:
    clinched

How to use clenched in a sentence?

  1. Allie Matarasso:

    A serving of protein should be approximately the size of the palm of your hand and starch should be about the size of your clenched fist.

  2. The Coral:

    As seen in the video she resisted arrest, and in order to have her to comply she was struck in the side to release her clenched fists - she was then handcuffed.

  3. Thomas Hardy:

    If all hearts were open and all desires known -- as they would be if people showed their souls -- how many gapings, sighings, clenched fists, knotted brows, broad grins, and red eyes should we see in the market-place!

  4. Aisha Yesufu:

    I raised up my hand and clenched fist and started walking back slowly, they were shooting at me, i braced myself for the impact and they were throwing tear gas. I said to myself, 'no matter what I am going to go down standing'. I was bracing myself for the pain that would come from any impact.

  5. George Steiner:

    The violent illiteracies of the graffiti, the clenched silence of the adolescent, the nonsense cries from the stage-happening, are resolutely strategic. The insurgent and the freak-out have broken off discourse with a cultural system which they despise as a cruel, antiquated fraud. They will not bandy words with it. Accept, even momentarily, the conventions of literate linguistic exchange, and you are caught in the net of the old values, of the grammars that can condescend or enslave.

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