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noun as in strong hold

verb as in grab, snatch

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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.

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.

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.

The researchers analyzed a clutch of dinosaur eggs found in Mongolia.

Who knew that a competition where you clutch the hand of another man and lock eyes across a table could be this damn gay.

Available at La Boîte SHOLDIT Clutch Wrap Purse, $70 We can all agree the dorky passport holders and money bags have got to go.

At Oscar after-parties, movie stars clutch In-N-Out burgers in one hand and gilded trophies in the other.

The Kentucky freshman sunk his third game-winning three-pointer in a row, launching fresh claims about his ‘clutch gene.’

Take those two years away, and his lifetime clutch rating is essentially zero.

While he stood, apparently quiescent, in the clutch of his adversary, he still held his hand on his sword.

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.

Black Hood let the clutch slap in and the roadster bounded back onto the tarvia drive.

A quick impulse that was somewhat spasmodic impelled her fingers to close in a sort of clutch upon his hand.

And the nightmare clutch laid hold upon his heart with giant pincers.

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On this page you'll find 125 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clutch, such as: clamp, clasp, clench, clinch, connection, and coupling.

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