Antonyms for clenched

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


He smote his palm with his clenched fist and strode about the little room.

Reid sat in the dark, still as a statue; I clenched my hands and held silence.

The reporter stood with clenched fists and flashing eyes, hesitating.

"Coom down," he clenched the bargain; and set about shipping the sweeps.

Dr. Eben Williams clenched his hands as he paced up and down the beach.

Coming out of his fit of grief, he clenched his pocket-handkerchief once more.

One of the ruffians knocked off his hat with a blow of his clenched fist.

He saw that her hands were clenched tightly and her lip trembled.

He tries to draw it back, but it is clenched, and he has not the wisdom to unclench it.

With that he stooped, clenched his fists and began to give the devil a beating.