- n fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
- v come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation
The dress clings to her body
- v to remain emotionally or intellectually attached
He clings to the idea that she might still love him.
- v hold on tightly or tenaciously
- Scientists are trying to figure out why even the skeptics among us cling to lucky numbers, special game-day clothing and other odd rituals.
- Yeah, he used the word clingwhich he then explained in a way that is plausible to me, particularly since, in a time of family crisis, I did cling to my faith.
- A Woman's Work? By MARGARET TALBOT We cling to the image of women as peacemakers even if it no longer really fits.
News & Articles
It is important that you give loved ones space to be themselves today, because if you restrict their freedom they may rebel. Do you fear losing them? That's more likely to happen if you cling too tightly...
June 13, 2013 - New York Post
- Video: These noctilucent clouds get an early start
Every summer, something strange and wonderful happens high above the north pole. Ice crystals begin to cling to the smoky remains of meteors, forming electric-blue clouds with tendrils that ripple hypnotically against the sunset sky. read more
June 11, 2013 - TG Daily
- Archive Dec. 17, 1995: Joel's story
Seeing Joel Sonnenberg for the first time isn't easy. Many turn their heads. Others gasp and walk away. Children may cry and cling to mothers. But mostly, people stare. They stare until they can process the sight in their minds, make sense of what's before them.
June 11, 2013 - Asheville Citizen-Times
- Barack Obama in Voice of America
To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history, but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist,Mandela said.