clench : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a small slip noose made with seizing
  • n  the act of grasping
  • v  hold in a tight grasp
    clench a steering wheel
  • v  squeeze together tightly
    clench one's jaw
News & Articles

  • Braves fans ready for team run at the Playoffs
    The magic number for the Atlanta Braves to clench the National League East is 10. Their latest game is against New York Mets at Turner Field this afternoon.
    Sept. 4, 2013 - FOX 5 Atlanta
  • Today's Dumbass: Drunk Guy Has To Crap, Causes Major Traffic Jam
    Credit: Getty Images We can't fault a guy for taking desperate measures (specifically, taking a dump) in desperate times. Sometimes you get sick in a car without any restrooms nearby, and just can't clench that sphincter tight enough. Unfortunately for 21-year-old Kevin Nam, a stomachache struck in one of the country's most heavily-guarded traffic hubs. [...]
    June 24, 2013 - MTV

  • Jens Lehmann in CNN
    It's very frustrating. When I see the performances on the field, I get angry and I have to clench my fist in my pocket,Lehmann said.
  • Ehud Olmert in Malaysia Star
    This is a long war,Olmert said. "It requires lots of patience, sometimes endless restraint. We have to know when to clench our teeth and to deal a decisive blow."
  • Imke Duplitzer in AFP
    If we wanted to boycott Beijing, we would cut off our noses to spite our faces,Duplitzer told Frankfurt newspaper FAZ. "In Moscow, the boycott had no effect on the system there. We can only go to China and clench our fists. Anyone who...

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