Definitions

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  • adverb in a clinching manner, in a manner which serves to clinch something

Etymologies

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clinching +‎ -ly

Examples

  • "Funiculi funicula Vincente y Blasco Ibanez vermicelli sul campo della gloria risotto!" said the second waiter clinchingly, and scored a technical knockout.

    The Adventures of Sally

  • Then with a jerk, she turned the whole upper part of her body toward her husband, the attorney; her hands resting in her lap, she stared clinchingly and suckingly into his face, while she herself became visibly whiter.

    Loulou

  • "And we _know_ you haven't got a tail at all," Maria added, clinchingly.

    The Extra Day

  • Finally, and clinchingly, the main body of the whole

    Flag and Fleet How the British Navy Won the Freedom of the Seas

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