claw

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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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Nicholas Leeming, Zoopla director, says: "The property market is back on the right track with most regions having clawed back some of the ground lost at the end of last year.
I think we'd all agree Heather is entitled to a healthy slice of the pounds 1million plus clawed back from them so far.
For those who have only hit 96% or less of their targets their funding will be clawed back.
If the earnings target is not reached prior to December 31, 2005, then the shares, cash and rights that the sellers have received will be clawed back pro rata to the shortfall, plus a 10% penalty.
The HMRC said that it had closed the schemes and retrospectively clawed back GBP500m.
Coral make the seven-year-old a 33-1 chance for the twomile test after he put his stamina to good use and clawed back Cornas for a neck victory, with 15-8 favourite Free World a halflength down in third.
CUSTOMS officers clawed back EUR170,000 in tax from goods which travellers tried to bring back to Ireland without declaring.
But then the Cumbrians clawed back into the game and the home defence had to work to keep them at bay.
So when UCLA clawed back to within three points and had the ball with 7.
It is unfair that money already allocated to wards where councillors lost their seats is going to be clawed back.
Bristol clawed back to within a point before Sale pulled away again courtesy of Shaw's final two tries and one from England full-back Jason Robinson.
The school talk came the day after Conservatives clawed back ground from Labour in local elections across the country - though on Warwick District Council the Tory group lost three seats.
RSA grants come with strict conditions - if they are not met, some of the cash can be clawed back.
He missed a jump shot, and shortly, the Clippers clawed back into the game.
But Rochdale clawed back to 15-17 in the second period with two tries, a conversion and a penalty and pressurised the visitors as they were down to 14 men with Jake Lyon sin-binned going into injury time.