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verb as in secure a goal

verb as in hold securely; grab

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Notably, a 6-turn clinch knot and a 5-turn improved clinch also came in at 96%, but only if they were tied with extreme care.

That touched me, the clinch that suggested he wanted to share a portion of his life with his oldest friend.

Only the finest vintages and producers will clinch the deal.

The video was directed by Danny Clinch and features footage of Hurricane Sandy, atomic explosions, and rising water levels.

The photos were shot by Danny Clinch in the Salisbury House museum in Des Moines, Iowa.

The Rabin government went on to clinch a first-ever peace deal with the Palestinians.

The twit, Guy Clinch, is the unlucky father of Marmaduke, an 18-month-old prodigy of domestic mayhem.

A gentle breath from heaven makes the basket decline a little and the ropes creak against the hardwood clinch blocks.

Our natural impulse now is to slightly clinch our teeth when we shake our heads to mean “no.”

Could the people of the Clinch and Holston have felt the same confidence, they would have spared themselves much nagging.

And so step by step the devil thrust him into desperation, and strove thereby to clinch the hopelessness of his estate.

There would be small chance of another band raiding down the Clinch for some time at least.


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On this page you'll find 117 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clinch, such as: assure, cap, conclude, decide, seal, and confirm.

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