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  • v. Present participle of clench.

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Examples

  • "She was kinda mumbling to me, kind of clenching down on her teeth a little bit and kind of opening her eyes a little back and forth and taking like gasping respirations," said Sandigo.

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  • Attack Signals: When somebody is about to attack, they give visual signal such as clenching of fists ready to strike and lowering and spreading of the body for stability.

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  • “They say we need to thump our fists,” he once told associates, clenching his hand to demonstrate.

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  • I giggled again until I felt my inner muscles tighten, clenching around him.

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  • Without thought, she threw her arms around his waist, clenching her fingers into the folds of his shirt.

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  • She heard his leather gloves clenching beneath the table, knew he was probably envisioning strangling her.

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  • He leaned closer, hands clenching behind his back again.

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  • He tried to present a calm, friendly smile to Fay and Sable as their heads turned to watch him, but the best he could manage was a maniacal clenching of his teeth.

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  • The blunt-fingered, callused hands clenching the back of a chair.

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  • I stared down at the beeping phone with an unhappy clenching in my gut.

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