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Synonyms for claw

Synonyms for claw

sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods

a bird's foot

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move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging

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clutch as if in panic

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scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails

attack as if with claws

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Nothing will be paid until and unless performance criteria are achieved and awards are subject to claw back.
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GOOD GRIEF: Monty swears he will claw back to lift the Goodwill Trophy today
NHS bosses are predicting the huge deficit before the end of March - unless they can claw back the money.
The OST credit, the National Child Benefit Supplement have been of value to low income working families but of no value to families dependent upon social assistance because most provinces claw back these amounts when calculating welfare payments.
Even if Valencia fail to win, it seems almost impossible that this Madrid could claw back a four-point deficit in two games.
Unlike the British the Dutch have had to determinedly and ingeniously claw back much of their land from the grip of the sea giving rise to a heightened and very particular relationship between people and topography MVRDV's extraordinary club sandwich of a building is both a meditation on this relationship and a speculation on how it might evolve in the future it also touches lightly on issues of topical global significance of how to reconcile increases in population density with the fragility of nature and quality of human life.
Global Banking News-February 28, 2013--Barclays to claw back USD680m(C)2013 ENPublishing - http://www.
CHANCELLOR George Osborne has launched an ambitious raid on rich tax dodgers who hide their money overseas in an attempt to claw back huge sums of money.
Anglo refused to comment on their future plans to claw back the huge sums the disgraced former banker owes.
But the Crown could renew its attempts to claw back some of the money Allen took if she gains assets in the future.
DAVID Cameron was committing the Tories to a new tax on banks today as both main parties battle to convince voters they would claw back billions of pounds from the sector.
Summary: Sir Alex Ferguson is certain his side can claw back Chelsea's five-point advantage at the top of the Premier League.