clasp

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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

Synonyms for clasp

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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The plays closes with a lovely tableau of two women clasping hands as they turn and face the tedium of their own lives, driving home the production's emphasis on the powerful ties of sisterly friendship.
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