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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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In addition to his role in Love/Hate, Clinch has also appeared in Darndale: The Edge Of Town, a TV3 documentary series about life in the North Dublin suburb.
A headteacher with almost 20 years of leadership experience, Mr Clinch has masterminded the rise of St Illtyd's from "special measures" after a period of uncertainty.
Sandra Clinch looked to the floor as the jury returned their verdict, dismissing her suggestion that American car enthusiast Alan Clinch's death was "a tragic accident".
I am thrilled to join the Clinch Gear family," Hawk said.
Creswell can clinch its first trip to the playoffs since 1951 with a victory at Toledo tonight.
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.
There are many communications applications that can be layered on top of voice services," says Clinch.
In every bus bar application where clinch hardware could prove advantageous, Eldre specifies and installs standard self-clinching nuts and studs manufactured by PEM Fastening Systems, Danboro, PA.
Clinch was one of the' last surviving bishops named by Pope Pius XII, who died in 1958.
Williams had earlier clinched his place with a 6-3 win in his semi-final against defending champion Paul Hunter, who was looking to clinch a hat-trick of Masters triumphs.
Once again, the competition went into overtime, and Rulon, just as he had with Karelin, forced Breyers to break a clinch, scoring the decisive point and earning a return trip to the Olympics in Athens.
For example, clinch nuts are hex or round nuts with a knurled shank or pilot that projects from one end.
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.