Synonyms for cling
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fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohereverb
come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
"The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere"
stand by, stupefy, stick by, baffle, stick, perplex, cleave, bond, get, mystify, flummox, bind, beat, stick around, nonplus, rive, dumbfound, split, lodge, sting, hold fast, deposit, amaze, stick to, stay put, gravel, cohere, stay, hang, bewilder, wedge, vex, pose, puzzle, adhere
to remain emotionally or intellectually attached
"He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
hold on tightly or tenaciously
"hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
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I really cling to the letters from people for whom the movie really meant something, it stopped somebody from committing suicide, or at least they credit it for it having saved their lives that day. Whatever someone needed to hear that day to reinforce them as a human being, the movie gave it to them. It's only then you realize you've made something more than just a two-hour movie.
Believe nothing merely because you have been told it. Do not believe what your teacher tells you merely out of respect for the teacher. But whatsoever, after due examination and analysis, you find to be kind, conducive to the good, the benefit, the welfare of all beings -- that doctrine believe and cling to, and take it as your guide.
The ones that we have on the market now are very, very safe; they are very different from the ones that came out in the ‘80s, [like] the DalkonShield that did have a high risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, one of the main differences was that it had a braded filament--a piece of string that hangs into the vagina-- and bacteria lived in the crevices in the string, which increased the risk of getting pelvic inflammatory disease, which can lead to scarring and blocked fallopian tubes. This caused a scare and caused companies to pull all IUDs [off the shelves] except for the copper IUD. But today, the string is much smoother so the bacteria can’t cling on as easily.
We won't accept Jalawla remaining in Kurdish clutches. If they cling to it by force, it will be retaken by force, we are prepared to fight against the Kurds alongside the militias unless the peshmerga leave Jalawla.
The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us. The moment we cease to hold each other, the moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.
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- прилепвам, придържам се оBulgarian
- haften, hängen, klammernGerman
- estar apegado, agarrar, aferrar, sujetar, aferrarse, sostenerSpanish
- وفادار بودنPersian
- tarrautua, takertuaFinnish
- accrocher, collerFrench
- sangkut, gantungIndonesian
- appiccicarsi, abbarbicarsiItalian
- ぶら下げる, ぶら下がる, 掛けるJapanese
- за, льнуть, цепляться, прилипатьRussian
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