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synonyms for clung

  • held
  • hewed
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How to use clung in a sentence

Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Yet, try as I would to strangle the idea, all through the evening the same horrible, unaccountable notion clung to me.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
The bright head was bowed over the child's, as Rosemary clung to her mother's dress.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Tears filled his eyes, as he lifted the living child from the dead bosom to which it obstinately clung.
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
And he himself, knowing he must shortly go, still clung and hesitated, hoping against hope.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
The air was hot and still so that blobs of pipe smoke clung like earth-bound ghosts about him.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
They clung to the ship as we got under way, men and women, crying, 'Tobacco!'
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
As she stepped out the girl saw that the rain was no longer fallingmerely a mist clung about the street lamps.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
If he had malaria it clung to him year after year, while he grew more reserved and silent, and saw less and less of the people.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
The cheeks were deadly white and the eyes closed, but the pressure of her arms showed that the girl clung to him for very life.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CLUNG

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