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  1. clenchverb

    clutch, clasp


  2. clenchverb

    To squeeze; to grip or hold tightly.

    He clenched his fist in anger.

    clasp, clutch


Princeton's WordNet

  1. clinch, clenchnoun

    a small slip noose made with seizing

    clasp, clinch, squeeze, clamp, grip, hold, hug, clutches, grasp, clutch

  2. clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, holdverb

    the act of grasping

    "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

    compass, bobby pin, detainment, batch, traveling bag, range, clutches, custody, reach, postponement, suitcase, keep, clutch bag, time lag, grasp, clutch pedal, detention, handgrip, hairgrip, clasp, hold, clutch, appreciation, storage area, cargo area, grip, traction, handle, travelling bag, cargo deck, wait, clinch, cargo hold, adhesive friction, delay, bag

  3. clench, clinchverb

    hold in a tight grasp

    "clench a steering wheel"


  4. clenchverb

    squeeze together tightly

    "clench one's jaw"


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  1. Kevin Yu:

    Any time that I'm under a lot of duress, I started realizing that I clench my stomach, when I looked back on my life, I started to realize how much a connection there was between my brain and my stomach.

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