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clenched

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clenched, clinchedadjective

    closed or squeezed together tightly

    "a clenched fist"; "his clenched (or clinched) teeth"

Wiktionary

  1. clenchedadjective

    Closed tightly.

    a clenched fist

ChatGPT

  1. clenched

    Clenched refers to closing or holding something tightly, often in a strong or forceful manner, typically to express strong emotion. It is mostly used in context of a person's hand, teeth or fist.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clenched in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clenched in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of clenched in a Sentence

  1. Roger John:

    When you are in a state of nonacceptance, it's difficult to learn. A clenched fist cannot receive a gift, and a clenched psyche grasped tightly against the reality of what must not be accepted cannot easily receive a lesson.

  2. Matthew Bryza:

    That was the signal to Russian President Vladimir Putin that despite having invaded Georgia and occupied a large swath of its territory, everything was Okay. Russia responded to the outreached hand with a clenched fist and beefed up its attack.

  3. George Steiner:

    The violent illiteracies of the graffiti, the clenched silence of the adolescent, the nonsense cries from the stage-happening, are resolutely strategic. The insurgent and the freak-out have broken off discourse with a cultural system which they despise as a cruel, antiquated fraud. They will not bandy words with it. Accept, even momentarily, the conventions of literate linguistic exchange, and you are caught in the net of the old values, of the grammars that can condescend or enslave.

  4. Aisha Yesufu:

    I raised up my hand and clenched fist and started walking back slowly, they were shooting at me, i braced myself for the impact and they were throwing tear gas. I said to myself, 'no matter what I am going to go down standing'. I was bracing myself for the pain that would come from any impact.

  5. The Coral:

    As seen in the video she resisted arrest, and in order to have her to comply she was struck in the side to release her clenched fists - she was then handcuffed.

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