clutches clutches  /ˈklə tʃəz/


  • (n) the act of grasping



  1. HERO CENTRAL: Calvary Women's Services Turns Lives Around

    Food, water and shelter are the basic items needed when women pull away from the clutches of homelessness.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

  2. NFL Bans Bags at Games

    Except for tiny clutches, Ziploc bags
    on June 17, 2013     Source: 1180 WHAM

  3. No way out: Julian Assange marks one year inside Ecuadorian embassy in UK

    Julian Assange has been holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in central London for a year this week, with no obvious way out for the Australian-born WikiLeaks founder as he seeks to avoid the clutches of the Swedish and US authorities.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Digital Trends


  1. "To get Pakistan from the clutches of dictatorship, we are organizing a long march," Bhutto told around 100 journalists protesting the new media clampdown, which would impose jail time for those who criticize Musharraf or the army. "I request...
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Benazir Bhutto Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. President Rajapaksa said he was paying tribute to the armed forces, the police and the elite commando unit known as the Special Task Force who took part in the "humanitarian exercise to free the people of the east from the clutches of terrorism."
    on Jul 11, 2007 By: Mahinda Rajapakse Source:

  3. Mbeki said the summit should work to ensure that Africa's "masses escape from the clutches of poverty".
    on Dec 8, 2007 By: Thabo Mbeki Source: Scotland on Sunday

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subordinate subordinate
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