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closed or squeezed together tightly


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Fernand let fall his head like a defeated man, heaved a sigh that was like a groan, and then suddenly looking her full in the face, with clinched teeth and expanded nostrils, said, -- "But if he is dead" --
And, last of all, comes a figure shrouded in a military cloak, tossing his clinched hands into the air, and stamping his iron-shod boots upon the broad freestone steps, with a semblance of feverish despair, but without the sound of a foot-tramp.
But these are all landsmen; of week days pent up in lath and plaster--tied to counters, nailed to benches, clinched to desks.
Here's who has already clinched a spot in the AFC: New England -- AFC East and first-round bye, Pittsburgh -- AFC North and first-round bye, Jacksonville -- AFC South, Kansas City -- AFC West
Seven of the 12 postseason berths are up for grabs, though a few of them could be clinched before Christmas Day.
PU students have participated in Asian Indoor Rowing Championship Malaysia 2017 and clinched gold, bronze and silver medals.
IN the final British Athletics League match, the City of Liverpool were officially relegated from the Premier Division, finishing seventh on the day and eighth overall as Birchfield Harriers clinched the 2017 title.
According to unofficial results, in Nowshera District, Israr Ahmed, candidate for District Council for Union Council (UC) Dheri Katikhel, clinched victory by securing 2204 votes against ANP Abdul Akbar Khan 1960 votes.
The gold medals were clinched by Reza Monfaradi, Seena Monfaradi and Ali Hassan.
NOVAK Djokovic clinched his first Masters 1000 tennis title of the season at the final event in Paris with a deciding-set tie-break defeat of hometown favourite Gael Monfils.
Malik scored 33 points and pulled down 14 rebounds last Tuesday, when LaCanada clinched the Rio Hondo League title with a 54-45 victory over South Pasadena.
David Grace clinched the RAC Hillclimb Championship in Northern Ireland when the reigning champion Roger Moran failed to make the start.
The Broncos, who have already clinched home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs, were thrashed 41-6 as Antonio Freeman caught three of Brett Favre's four touchdown passes to clinch the NFC Central title for the Packers.
This $150,000 financing was clinched on January 15th with the vice-presidency Natural resources and consumption of the Solidarity Fund QFL.
Jaguars: Jacksonville has clinched a playoff berth.