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You fumble with the clasp on your own comm cuff, slide the cuff loose and set it on the table.

For example, someone shopping for a luxury handbag can zoom in on the clasps, zipper, material and more.

They are really lightweight and easy to slip on so no more fumbling with a tricky watch clasp.

But the wanderer arrives out from the depths of time—he lives with his arms clasped tightly around hunger.

Kate often stands with her hands clasped before her, but to do so while walking up steps is pretty weird, right?

Hernandez clasped his hands behind his back, the fingers slender, almost delicate, needing a weapon to have conveyed any menace.

Hands clasped as if she were applauding Romney, or hugging him, she said it was “beautiful.”

As I left him, I clasped his hand and said "jaarama"—thank you, in Fulani.

The old man stood, with eyes downcast and hands clasped before him, a picture of humility.

The boy, a trifle sullen since the last words, stood on the hearth with his back to the fire, his hands clasped behind him.

The dirty old black hand clasped the tender little white one, which nestled into it gratefully.

With one hand he clasped her arm; with the other, in a superb gesture, he indicated the sunlit world outside.

He clasped his hands together, and involuntarily uttered a subdued exclamation of horror.


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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clasped, such as: bordered, enclosed, mounted, wrapped, compassed, and confined.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.