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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CLUNG

And her eyes fastened on Robin; they clung to him and wouldn't let him go.

She clung to appearances with a tenacity that nothing could shake.

He had forgotten it was not to him his soul had clung, but to the father of both.

She clung to him so that he could not help feeling himself her protector.

I cried out, and in a foolish effort to save him, I must have let go of the ledge to which I clung.

She clung to her mother's neck, feeling that she could never give her up so long.

He clung to this idea, as to the only hope left him in life.

She drew her arms about his neck, and clung to him the closer.

And again she clung to him, as if it were heaven to believe all things, and death to doubt.

And yet Nancy was not clinging to life itself; she only seemed to be, because she clung to love.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English clungen, past tense and past participle of cling.

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