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See definition of handclasp on Dictionary.com
  • as ingrip
  • as insqueeze

synonyms for handclasp

  • constraint
  • grasp
  • restraint
  • anchor
  • brace
  • catch
  • cinch
  • cincture
  • clamp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • coercion
  • crushing
  • duress
  • enclosing
  • enclosure
  • fastening
  • fixing
  • grapnel
  • grapple
  • gripe
  • handgrip
  • handhold
  • handshake
  • hold
  • hook
  • ligature
  • lug
  • purchase
  • snatch
  • squeeze
  • strength
  • tenure
  • vise
  • wrench
  • congestion
  • crunch
  • restraint
  • clasp
  • clutch
  • crush
  • embrace
  • force
  • hold
  • hug
  • influence
  • jam
  • press
  • squash
  • crowd
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antonyms for handclasp

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  • release
  • release
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How to use handclasp in a sentence

Again in northern India we had the loving handclasp of a fellow missionary and the cordial welcome to a missionary home.
SILVER CHIMES IN SYRIAW. S. NELSON
She gravely extended her hand to meet his and the hatchet was buried in that handclasp.
TABITHA AT IVY HALLRUTH ALBERTA BROWN
O how my heart aches even now as I think of the tears they shed and of their warm handclasp.
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
He knows, too, that a few words suffice in the great decisions of life, and that the handclasp of manly love speaks volumes.
THE MINISTER AND THE BOYALLAN HOBEN
Then Lieutenant Abercrombie gave each of these brothers in arms a hearty handclasp.
DAVE DARRIN ON MEDITERRANEAN SERVICEH. IRVING HANCOCK
Everard spoke with his usual brevity, but his handclasp was remembered by Tommy for a very long time after.
THE LAMP IN THE DESERTETHEL M. DELL
Lockyer gave him a hearty handclasp, made a few phrases about good wishes and the like, left him alone.
THE GRAIN OF DUSTDAVID GRAHAM PHILLIPS
A handclasp, a silence trembling with emotion, a sudden light in the heart—properly speaking, this was all there was to love.
ERIK DORNBEN HECHT
The two men had gone back to the Mtropole and had parted with a firm handclasp outside the glare of the big doorway.
THE SEA LADYHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
He met her with a warm handclasp and anxious inquiries about how she felt after all the exciting events.
THE APARTMENT NEXT DOORWILLIAM ANDREW JOHNSTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO HANDCLASP

  • anchor
  • brace
  • catch
  • cinch
  • cincture
  • clamp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • clutch
  • coercion
  • constraint
  • crushing
  • duress
  • enclosing
  • enclosure
  • fastening
  • fixing
  • grapnel
  • grapple
  • grasp
  • gripe
  • handclasp
  • handgrip
  • handhold
  • handshake
  • hold
  • hook
  • ligature
  • lug
  • purchase
  • restraint
  • snatch
  • squeeze
  • strength
  • tenure
  • vise
  • wrench
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.