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synonyms for pinning

  • affix
  • bind
  • clasp
  • fasten
  • fix
  • close
  • immobilize
  • join
  • pinion
  • press
  • restrain
  • secure
  • hold down
  • hold fast
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antonyms for pinning

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  • detach
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • release
  • unfasten
  • disjoin
  • unlatch
  • unpin
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How to use pinning in a sentence

Imprint whimsical holiday scenes – including detailed snowflakes, trees and reindeer – onto sugar cookies, pie crusts, and even pastas from solid beech wood rolling pins that’ll give Martha a run for her baking-maven money.
THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO QUEER GIFT GIVING 2020MIKEY ROXDECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Perhaps at another time their seasons would be hopeful pins of light for a rebuilding team.
RON RIVERA COULD HAVE SPENT BIG IN FREE AGENCY. INSTEAD WASHINGTON’S BARGAINS HAVE PAID OFF.LES CARPENTERDECEMBER 2, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Or, if you’re deeply committed to making every inch of your first pie from scratch, you can roll up your sleeves, dust a rolling pin, and get to work.
THE ONE PIE TO RULE THEM ALLELAZAR SONTAGNOVEMBER 30, 2020EATER
Bringing this message to an ad-tech conference is a bit like bringing a safety pin to a balloon conference.
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The beetle is known for being so durable that it bends the steel pins usually used to mount insects for display, says Michael Caterino.
THE DIABOLICAL IRONCLAD BEETLE IS NEARLY UNSQUISHABLEMARIA TEMMINGNOVEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He tried to get hold of himself again—he talked to himself, pinning his attention on the task of his hands.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Quite suddenly came a soft sussuration overhead, a light-beam lanced down, pinning us there.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
There was an arrow pinning the Greek's left arm just below the elbow to the cushion, and the blood was flowing.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
In this a man swathes himself, somewhat as a Highlander does in his plaid, pinning it over the shoulder and leaving the arms free.
IN THE WRONG PARADISEANDREW LANG
But Mina kept hers on it, pinning it immovably to the table.
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