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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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CAROLINE WOZNIACKI clinched the year-end No.1 ranking after clinching a comeback victory over Francesca Schiavone at the WTA Championships.
And he paid the price as Fish upped his game to clinch the tie-break.
Oil and gas explorer and investor Pemberton Energy Ltd (TorontoVE:PBT) (Frankfurt:P5W) announced today that it has proposed a return of capital transaction involving a farm out of its interest in its Panny well assets to its wholly owned subsidiary, Clinch Energy Ltd.
At the age of just 12, Clinch found notoriety when he became one of the youngest children in Britain to get an ASBO after he terrorised locals in his neighbourhood.
Brisbane [Australia], Jan 6 ( ANI ): World number nine Kei Nishikori defeated Daniil Medvedev of Russia in the summit clash to clinch the 2019 Brisbane International title here at the Queensland Tennis Centre on Sunday.
In order to clinch home-field advantage until the Super Bowl, Houston needs losses by the Chiefs, Patriots and Chargers.
The ecological diversity of the Clinch and Powell rivers is a valuable resource thats worth protecting.
match with Iriga-Navy (1-3) to clinch the last semifinals seat.
Karachi -- Navy clinched a total of 45 medals - 20 gold, 14 silver and 11 bronze to secure top position in 25th National Shooting Championship, which concluded Tuesday here at PN Shooting Range.
Due to small population sizes, little is known about Clinch Dace (Chrosomus up.
Provided is a pneumatic tire including a clinch and a carcass, the clinch being produced from a rubber composition for a clinch which has a specific sulfur content, the carcass being produced from a carcass cord covered with a rubber composition for a carcass topping, and the sulfur contents of the rubber composition for a clinch and the rubber composition for a carcass topping satisfying a specific relationship.
Stephen Clinch, whose character Noely attacked Fran with a pool cue in the finale of the RTE series, held a loaded semiautomatic pistol to the head of a security worker collecting cash from a bar.
GORDON SHEDDEN heads into the final round of the British Touring car Championship at Brands Hatch this weekend hoping to clinch his second title.
Doull had done enough to clinch third place overall, a second ahead of Rasmus Guldhammer, also claiming the Points Jersey ahead of Edvald Boasson Hagen by a single point.
Steven Grech has taken over from long-serving Mike Clinch at St Richard Gwyn RC High School, in Barry.