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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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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.
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The Patriots will clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a win over the Bills combined with a Steelers loss and a Jaguars loss/tie.
LOVE/HATE star Stephen Clinch is to stand trial over an alleged [euro]50,000 armed raid at hotel.