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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 Fist

  • preexist
  • reminisced
  • coexist
  • subsist
  • dismissed
  • consist
  • baptiste
  • resist
  • persist
  • insist
  • exist
  • enlist
  • desist
  • delist
  • twist
  • tryst
  • quist
  • krist
  • grist
  • ghrist
  • frist
  • crist
  • chryst
  • assist
  • wrist
  • wist
  • vist
  • schist
  • rist
  • pissed

Example sentences of the word clenched-fist


1. Noun Phrase
Repeat the exercise but do it with the clenched fist facing down this time.

2. Noun Phrase
Sometimes his hands form a loosely clenched fist with thumbs pointed straight.

3. Noun Phrase
Use gestures such as a clenched fist, upright index-finger or outstretched arms to help convey emotion while speaking.

4. Noun Phrase
It begins by holding a treat in clenched fist, not allowing the dog to scarf it down.

2. fist

noun. ['ˈfɪst'] a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting).

Synonyms

  • paw
  • clenched fist
  • manus
  • hand

Etymology

  • fist (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fyst (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fisten (Middle English (1100-1500))
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