clinch

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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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He'd then tie 16 to 18 inches of 30-pound leader to the rear treble hook using an improved clinch knot.
Another variation of this is TyGer Leader, a stainless steel micro-strand cable that can be knotted using a modified clinch knot.