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noun as in clutches


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A visual artist had his palms branded, turning his hands into claws.

No, this is a victory for corporate greed digging its claws into whatever façade of a rationalization it can get within its grasp.

But he claws his way through, greeting voters one at a time.

Perry Has “Oops” Moment, Plummets to Fourth in Polls; Gingrich Lacerates John King, Claws Out Comeback in South Carolina.

Each is tasked with eating two fetuses (tiny beaks, feathers, and claws included), but only one can finish the challenge.

"Atavism can hardly explain a roaming animal with teeth and claws and sanguinary instincts," interrupted Maloney with impatience.

Here I caught it a second time, and once more received the same punishment from its claws.

Did you not see his crooked claws when he set the bowl before you, that you might wallow in the debasing drink?

It must be borne in mind, in this consideration, that the apes differ from the other tree-dwellers in being destitute of claws.

So they fastened “belt-claws” to their stout girdles and tugged the bow strings into place with their back and leg muscles.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to claws, such as: control, custody, grasp, grip, hands, and keeping.

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