clenched fist


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a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting)

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She was striking him in the face with her clenched fist, and now he was choking her.
His face was convulsed and white, his eyes were flashing, his clenched fists raised overhead.
His eyes flashed sullenly; his teeth were set; his stiff body, clenched fists, and head shrunk between his shoulders, betrayed the violent agitation that pervaded his whole frame.
With a volley of oaths he leaped at the helpless captive, beating him upon the face with his clenched fists and kicking him mercilessly about the legs.
With clenched fists, and tight set jaws the great, soulless giant moved across the dark chamber with the stealthy noiselessness of a tiger.
RECENTLY the famous Liaquat Ali Khan Chowk (formerly Mukka Chowk) has been renovated and Liaquat Ali Khan's clenched fist (mukka) has been covered with pictures.
The clenched fist was used by Karl Marx, Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, Nikita Khrushchev, Tom Hayden ("We are all Vietcong
Malacaang on Thursday defended Australia's intelligence service chief Nicolas Warner after he got into trouble for posing with a clenched fist beside President Duterte.
Australia yesterday defended its most senior intelligence chief after he was pictured posing with a clenched fist alongside Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, an image rights groups said undermines criticism of Duterte's war on drugs.
AMUSLIM taxi driver who executed a popular shopkeeper for claiming he was a prophet remained defiant with a clenched fist raised as he was led to jail to serve a minimum of 27 years.
uk A BRADFORD taxi driver who executed a popular shopkeeper for claiming he was a prophet remained defiant with a clenched fist raised as he was led to jail to serve a minimum of 27 years.
Before Morning LIKE a clenched fist Rising from the ground The trees of the night Don't make a sound The yellow and reds On the edge of the sky Pushing the darkness Away by and by The country awakes Alarms have sounded Rising to a fresh day Where new things Are founded.
He was told to take his hands out and when he refused the officer took hold of his arms and noticed in his clenched fist he had a Stanley blade.
Liam Gonzales Bennett was just 20 months old when he suffered 31 bruises to his head, possibly caused by a clenched fist, Coroner Suzanne Anderson was told.