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1. clenched

adjective. ['ˈklɛntʃt'] closed or squeezed together tightly.

Synonyms

  • tight

Antonyms

  • sober
  • lax

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Words that Rhyme with Clenched

  • retrenched
  • entrenched
  • drenched
  • wrenched

Example sentences of the word clenched


1. Adjective
Roll very slowly back and forth on the sore place to ease the clenched fibers and end the contraction.

2. Verb, past participle
His neck may stiffen and turn his head to one side with his teeth clenched.

3. Verb, past tense
You don't want to speak when you are all clenched up.

Quotes containing the word clenched


1. Do stuff. be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration's shove or society's kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It's all about paying attention. attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. stay eager.
- Susan Sontag

2. I need to be gentler, I said definitively to myself, as I clenched my fist and shook it in the air. Love takes flight like two powerful wings, but hits like a collection of feathers.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I could scarf down a scarf faster than I could eat any other throat warmer, with the possible exception of your clenched hands around my neck.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

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