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He, too, looked damn near unplayable defensively early in the Finals, but Bud stuck with him, and he came through with 16 points off the bench in the clincher as the delirious crowd repeatedly chanted his name.
HOW THE BUCKS STORMED BACK AND WON A TITLEJARED DUBINJULY 21, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The doubling of images of, say, the finger when the eyeball is pressed, is frequently proffered as a clincher.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
In the South an expression of this kind is very often added on as a sort of clincher to give emphasis.
ENGLISH AS WE SPEAK IT IN IRELANDP. W. JOYCE
This last was a clincher and the obscurantic antisalts received the deathblow they richly deserved.
GREENER THAN YOU THINKWARD MOORE
And he backed his assertion with an oath, swallowing off the contents of his glass by way of a clincher.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXLV. JULY, 1844. VOL. LVI.VARIOUS
It is a clincher which no sophistry can set aside, no reasoning can grapple with, and no logic overthrow.
THE WORLD'S SIXTEEN CRUCIFIED SAVIORSKERSEY GRAVES
"And you have said over and over again that your one desire was to go abroad," I added, as a final clincher.
KENT KNOWLES: QUAHAUGJOSEPH C. LINCOLN
She took a deep breath, and let me have the clincher: "I could never marry a gambler, Tex!"
CARD TRICKWALTER BUPP AKA RANDALL GARRETT
But the clincher is those two sugar crystals Lloyd had grabbed up when we were in that zoo.
THE DOPE ON MARSJOHN MICHAEL SHARKEY
This was a "clincher," and even Shuffles had not wit enough to escape the conclusion of the dogmatic reasoner.
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