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synonyms for claws

  • control
  • custody
  • grasp
  • grip
  • hands
  • keeping
  • possession
  • sway

antonyms for claws

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  • misconception
  • misunderstanding
  • release
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How to use claws in a sentence

"Atavism can hardly explain a roaming animal with teeth and claws and sanguinary instincts," interrupted Maloney with impatience.
THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
Here I caught it a second time, and once more received the same punishment from its claws.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Did you not see his crooked claws when he set the bowl before you, that you might wallow in the debasing drink?
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
It must be borne in mind, in this consideration, that the apes differ from the other tree-dwellers in being destitute of claws.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
So they fastened “belt-claws” to their stout girdles and tugged the bow strings into place with their back and leg muscles.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
When this is completed, the crab commences hammering with its heavy claws on one of the eye-holes till an opening is made.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
And in that second little interview—about nothing, in truth—a mere piece of audacity—the lion's claws had been a good deal pared.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Then set to bake for three hours, and stick four pigeons' claws into the crust.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
If we manage to pull him out of the claws of the Guises you will see him some day councillor to the Parliament.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
The kitten, however, came to her chair, put up a tiny paw and caught its curved claws in the fragile stuff of Suzanne's gown.
THE MEDICI BOOTSPEARL NORTON SWET
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLAWS

  • claws
  • controls
  • custodies
  • grasps
  • grips
  • hands
  • keepings
  • possessions
  • sway
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.