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Definition 1: the act of grasping - [noun denoting act]

Samples where clutches or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he released his clasp on my arm
  • he has a strong grip for an old man
  • she kept a firm hold on the railing

Synonyms for clutches in the sense of this definition

(clutches is a kind of ...) the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

(... is a kind of clutches ) a restraining hold; someone loops the arm around the neck of another person in a tight grip, usually from behind

"he grabbed the woman in a chokehold, demanded her cash and jewelry, and then fled"

(... is a kind of clutches ) the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

(... is a kind of clutches ) a hold used in the sport of wrestling

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