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Synonyms for clench

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

an act or means of holding something

Synonyms for clench

hold in a tight grasp

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squeeze together tightly

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What are some symptoms of tooth clenching and grinding?
Occlusion Therapy can reduce and even eliminate teeth clenching to help relax the jaw and prevent pain.
Much later, as I was preparing to write this column, I remembered clenching my fist.
Washington, April 25 ( ANI ): A new study suggests clenching your right hand may help form a stronger memory of an event or action, and clenching your left may help you recollect the memory later.
0062474) new study led by Montclair State University's Ruth Propper suggests that simply clenching one hand or the other can aid in memory.
The hand's proportions are such that clenching the fingers creates an effective bludgeon, a pair of researchers observes.
He said: "Recently published experimental studies proved that clenching the jaw increases muscle strength and power.
Thomas Hadfield was aggressive and abusive, crying and clenching his fists, when police arrived at his Gateshead home at 2am on Sunday, Gateshead magistrates heard.
The first draw was with the tourniquet applied for one minute, hand gently closed, no fist clenching or pumping.
Teenagers greet each other by clenching their fists and then touching knuckles, as a variation on the old-fashioned handshake.
Instead, we get kids singing Black Sabbath, begging their moms to make them pentagrams and clenching their teeth through Green's humorless tirades.
Tara Jane O'Neil, You Sound, Reflect (September 14): On her third full-length set, this visual artist and out performer sketches art-folk soundscapes that are fragile yet clenching.
MDMA can also cause physical difficulties, such as faintness, nausea, muscle tension, blurred vision, involuntary teeth clenching, and chills or sweating.
LOVESICK Ray Purvis revealed his affection for estranged wife Louise was still blooming by clenching a rose between his naked buttocks -just like in hit TV series Cold Feet