Clutching synonyms

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Having to do with or arising from feelings of envy, apprehension, or bitterness:
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(Gram.) Designating or of a case, form, or construction expressing possession or some like relationship: in English, this is expressed a) by the addition of a final s (for nouns and some pronouns) preceded or followed by an apostrophe, or sometimes by the addition of an apostrophe only after a final (s) sound (Ex.: John's book, women's lives, boys' games, conscience' sake) b) by a change of form in pronouns (Ex.: I, my, mine; you, your, yours; it, its; who, whose) c) by of preceding a form without the possessive ending (Ex.: lives of men) or preceding a form in the possessive case (Ex.: a play of Shakespeare's, a friend of mine — called a double possessive)
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Fearful of the loss of position or affection
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To take possession of (by force, law etc.)
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To try to grasp or seize a thing suddenly; grab (at)
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To arrest or catch (a felon or wrongdoer)
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To stop the movement or progress of:
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(Archaic) To seize, grasp.
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To secure and maintain a tight hold on; seize firmly.
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To hold with the arms; embrace.
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To grip and hold; seize
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To snatch or try to snatch something
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To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
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To hold in restraint; check:
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To hold firmly; to clench.
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To squeeze; to grip or hold tightly.
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To claw is to grab or tear using the nails on a hand or foot.
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To hold in a tight embrace.
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To seize hold of.
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In a loose manner.
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To open or make loose; untie, unlock, undo, etc.
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To be successful in coming or going:
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To continue to do:
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