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clench



Pronunciation: (klench), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/clench.html on line 71 [key]
v.t.
1. to close (the hands, teeth, etc.) tightly.
2. to grasp firmly; grip.
3. clinch (def. 1).
4. clinch (defs. 2–4).

v.i.
to close or knot up tightly: His hands clenched as he faced his enemy.

n.
1. the act of clenching.
2. a tight hold; grip.
3. something that clenches or holds fast.
4. clinch (defs. 9, 11, 12).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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