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synonyms for fist

  • clenched fist
  • hand
  • paw
  • clasp
  • clutch
  • grasp
  • grip
  • hold
  • mitt
  • vise
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antonyms for fist

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  • misconception
  • misunderstanding
  • release
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SROs “say that students stop and chat with them, ask for advice, do a fist bump, talk about sports … so we wanted to make sure we added a definition.”
ALEXANDRIA CITY PUBLIC SCHOOLS APPROVES REVISIONS TO CONTRACT WITH POLICEHANNAH NATANSONOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They twice used a Taser and repeatedly punched the man, who allegedly struck back with his fists and feet and snatched one of their police radios.
HOW COPS WHO USE FORCE AND EVEN KILL CAN HIDE THEIR NAMES FROM THE PUBLICBY KENNY JACOBY, USA TODAY AND RYAN GABRIELSON, PROPUBLICAOCTOBER 29, 2020PROPUBLICA
He’d installed an arcade machine at the rear and we’d lean over the screen and cuss all week, late to getting home, pumping our fists and sticking coins between the buttons to book the next play.
FICTION: QUIET EARTH PHILOSOPHYKATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 21, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Alankar believes a haymaker is bunching its fist and could strike at any time.
THE BIGGEST ECONOMIC THREAT FACING THE NEXT ADMINISTRATION: A WEAK DOLLARSHAWN TULLYOCTOBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
The disturbingly wealthy have launched rockets over streets filled with people in cloth masks raising their fists and demanding justice, while SWAT teams dispense surveillance drones and teargas.
SOLARPUNK IS GROWING A GORGEOUS NEW WORLD IN THE CRACKS OF THE OLD ONECARIN ISMSEPTEMBER 6, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Aristide picked it up and began to dance and shake his fist at the invisible police.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
She took to staring out across the grounds again, and one hand drew up slowly till it was doubled into a tight-shut little fist.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
There was a picture of Madame Lebrun with Robert as a baby, seated in her lap, a round-faced infant with a fist in his mouth.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Once again, the strong, black fist was clinched in the approaching monster's face.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
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WORDS RELATED TO FIST

  • extremity
  • fin
  • fist
  • grasp
  • grip
  • ham
  • hold
  • hook
  • including fingers duke
  • metacarpus
  • mitt
  • palm
  • paw
  • phalanges
  • shaker
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