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Synonyms for clinch

Synonyms for clinch

to put one's arms around affectionately

the act of embracing

Synonyms for clinch

(boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily

the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet

a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together

a tight or amorous embrace

secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts

hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches

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hold in a tight grasp


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embrace amorously

flatten the ends (of nails and rivets)

settle conclusively

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The Panthers can't clinch the division title in Week 16 because they lost both head-to-head meetings with the Saints this season.
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on Dumps Creek and about a half-mile from the Clinch River.
Clinch punched him but Mr Smith held on to him and after a struggle he ended up on the ground with two staff members restraining him.
Clinch had a history of violence against her former partners and children, and her eldest son told the court she would go into a "rage" when the "red mist" descended.
Under the proposed return of capital, each Pemberton shareholder shall receive one share of Clinch for every five Pemberton shares held on the record date, which will be announced shortly.
Mohawk can clinch the outright Mountain West League title with a win over McKenzie.
Judge John Maxwell adjourned sentence on Clinch for reports to be prepared, telling him "I want you to be under no illusion that abuse of young children is very serious.
Colleges and universities that find a way to control the applications and features being accessed on a cell phone will be able to keep in touch with students, Clinch notes.
Says Koter, "The clinch fastener simplifies assembly of bus bars into applications, because it eliminates one piece of loose hardware stock at the time of each termination.
These steel, stainless steel and aluminum clinch fasteners also can serve as reliable alternatives to extruded or stamped threads.
Clinch was one of the' last surviving bishops named by Pope Pius XII, who died in 1958.
A cleared construction site near the Clinch River in Tennessee is the preferred location for temporarily storing high-level radioactive waste until a permanent repository is ready, Department of Energy (DOE) officials announced last week.
We're saving more than $500,000 on raw material costs annually because of design work performed in SolidWorks3D CAD software and facilitated by COSMOSanalysis software," said LeBARON Foundry President Steve Clinch.