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See definition of clutched on Dictionary.com
  • as inanxious
  • as inheld
  • as inkept
  • as inneurotic
  • as inseized
  • as intense
  • as inworried

synonyms for clutched

  • afraid
  • apprehensive
  • careful
  • concerned
  • distressed
  • fearful
  • fidgety
  • jittery
  • nervous
  • restless
  • scared
  • uneasy
  • uptight
  • aghast
  • antsy
  • basket case
  • bugged
  • butterflies
  • choked
  • disquieted
  • disturbed
  • dreading
  • fretful
  • hacked
  • hyper
  • in a state
  • in a tizzy
  • in suspense
  • jumpy
  • nervy
  • overwrought
  • shaking
  • shaky
  • shivery
  • shook-up
  • shot to pieces
  • solicitous
  • spooked
  • strung-out
  • sweating bullets
  • taut
  • troubled
  • unglued
  • unquiet
  • watchful
  • wired
  • worried sick
  • wreck
  • adhered
  • believed
  • controlled
  • defended
  • detained
  • gripped
  • guarded
  • occupied
  • retained
  • taken

antonyms for clutched

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  • bold
  • brave
  • calm
  • collected
  • composed
  • confident
  • cool
  • courageous
  • happy
  • inattentive
  • quiet
  • unafraid
  • unconcerned
  • unfearful
  • unworried
  • assured
  • content
  • indifferent
  • peaceful
  • unwilling
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    How to use clutched in a sentence

    The Zero FXA standard-issue gas-powered motorcycle requires that its rider shift gears by pulling in the clutch with your left hand and changing gears with your left foot.
    I RODE AN ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE FOR THE FIRST TIME. HERE’S WHAT I LEARNED.ROB VERGERDECEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
    In a time when a quick run to the grocery store for coffee filters isn’t always an option, this set’s filter-free design is particularly clutch.
    THE MOST COVETED GEAR OF 2020, ACCORDING TO OUR EDITORSWILL TAYLOR, JEREMY RELLOSA, ARIELLA GINTZLER, AND MAREN LARSENDECEMBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
    That clutch production earned her the 2015 Honda Sports Award as the national player of the year.
    THE MEWIS SISTERS ARE PLAYING SOCCER TOGETHER AGAIN. THIS TIME, IT’S AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL.JENN HATFIELDDECEMBER 8, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    Jairus Hamilton, a transfer from Boston College, hit a clutch three-pointer early in that late run, and junior guard Eric Ayala nailed one a minute later.
    MARYLAND FACES ITS FIRST TEST AGAINST MOUNT ST. MARY’S AND PASSES WITH FLYING COLORSEMILY GIAMBALVONOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The Terps never regained their composure even as they made a few clutch shots in the fourth quarter.
    NO. 12 MARYLAND WOMEN LOSE THEIR WAY ON DEFENSE IN AN 81-72 DEFEAT TO NO. 24 MISSOURI STATEAVA WALLACENOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Wilbanks can be seen thrashing around in the pond while straining to free the whimpering puppy from the alligator’s clutches.
    VIDEO SHOWS MAN WRESTLING PUPPY FROM ALLIGATOR’S JAWS WITHOUT DROPPING HIS CIGARJENNIFER HASSANNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    Anthony played well in the NBA bubble, hitting clutch shots to help Portland climb up and claim the West’s final playoff seed.
    NBA FREE AGENCY UPDATES: LAKERS GET TOUGHER WHILE JAYSON TATUM, DONOVAN MITCHELL INK MAX EXTENSIONSBEN GOLLIVERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    The ideal is not a thing to be clutched at, or taken by force, but all of the conditions—every tittle—must be fulfilled.
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    I clutched at the straw you held out to me, and saved myself at a cost greater than the world can ever know.
    THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
    On landing, the old prince, trembling from top to toe, with despairing glance clutched the arm of the Governor for protection.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
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