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Synonyms for clinging

persistently holding to something

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he pleaded while her face still hung over him: in response to which it dropped again and stayed close, clingingly close.
She shrank against him, clingingly and protectingly, and he laughed with surety.
The deepest clingingly chartreuse caress towards, deeper than across; it is all in parts in all its parts is nonsense.
I'VE never understood how actor Colin Firth, clad in a clingingly wet shirt, incited the lust of women who watched him fill the role of Mr Darcy in television's Pride and Prejudice.
You have to admire the stoicism of the audience huddled under umbrellas on this most clingingly damp of weekends It could so easily have been a case of rain stops play.