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Larger tires provide more ground clearance, but also can make the machine more susceptible to tipping and can require a clutch kit to work properly.
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The “necessity” argument may be clutching at straws for companies that, as many do, use their customers’ data for other purposes than the core services they provide.
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As briefly mentioned before, different displacements are also paired with clutch systems that accommodate the skill level of the intended rider.
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For his part, Anthony — who has redeemed himself in Portland after an abrupt exit from Houston, including by hitting a number of clutch triples late since the restart31 — said his bad-word boarding is mostly a way of hyping himself up.
CARMELO ANTHONY’S ON-COURT CUSSING HAS TV NETWORKS PLAYING DEFENSECHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)AUGUST 18, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The researchers analyzed a clutch of dinosaur eggs found in Mongolia.
EARLY DINOSAURS MAY HAVE LAID SOFT-SHELLED EGGSJACK J. LEEAUGUST 3, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
While he stood, apparently quiescent, in the clutch of his adversary, he still held his hand on his sword.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
It is probable he wished to provide written proof of a plea that he was an unwilling agent in the clutch of a mutinous army.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Black Hood let the clutch slap in and the roadster bounded back onto the tarvia drive.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
A quick impulse that was somewhat spasmodic impelled her fingers to close in a sort of clutch upon his hand.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And the nightmare clutch laid hold upon his heart with giant pincers.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CLUTCH

  • alarmed
  • became hysterical
  • came apart
  • chickened out
  • clutched
  • froze up
  • had a fit
  • lost it
  • lost nerve
  • overreacted
  • pushed panic button
  • ran scared
  • scared
  • shook in boots
  • stampeded
  • startled
  • terrified
  • unnerved
  • was terror-struck
  • went to pieces
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