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Synonyms for clasp

Synonyms for clasp

a device for fastening or for checking motion

the act of embracing

an act or means of holding something

to put one's arms around affectionately

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

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a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together

hold firmly and tightly

fasten with or as if with a brooch

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fasten with a buckle or buckles

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grasp firmly

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292) As Mama Day's comment to Abigail (" |It's gonna take a man to bring [Cocoa] peace'--and all they had was that boy" [263]) suggests, Cocoa's survival requires not the immature theatrical bravado of a traditional romantic hero, but the actions of a man unafraid to clasp hands with women.
Clasp hands behind back, straighten arms and roll shoulders back.
In a nearby Mihale chimp community studied about 20 years ago, grooming duos preferred to raise arms and clasp hands, palm-to-palm, as they tidied up one another.
PECTORAL - Clasp hands behind your back with arms straight.
Once, they clasp hands to form an elevated pathway for dancer Charmaine Warren to traverse.
PHOTO (color) Pope John II and President Clinton clasp hands Tuesday at a meeting in St.