Part of speech:
Clutch means a pedal in the car used to shift gears.
A tight grip or grasp.
A fastening, as a hook, buckle, or catch, to hold two things or parts together
A projecting handle, as on a vase or pitcher.
The small bit or portion so removed:
A piece, part, or point that sticks out, esp. one that is sharp or rough, as the broken end of a tree limb
A quantity that is caught:
Any apparatus for applying such a hold
A firm hold; a grasp.
A sudden attempt to grasp or hold something:
Any of various hand or power tools, often having fixed or adjustable jaws, used for gripping, turning, or twisting objects such as nuts, bolts, or pipes, typically at an angle perpendicular to the object's axis.
An iron shaft with claws at one end, usually thrown by a rope and used for grasping and holding, especially one for drawing and holding an enemy ship alongside.
A heavy clamp, usually mounted on a workbench and operated by a screw or lever, used in carpentry or metalworking to hold a piece in position.
(Informal) A firm hold.
Shrewdness or understanding
To attract one's attention as if by a magic spell.
Transfix is to pierce with something pointed, or to cause someone to become motionless as they concentrate on someone or something either in a good way or a bad way.
To fascinate is defined as to get someone very interested or to hold someone's attention.
To lay sudden or forcible hold of something.
To fix or hold (the eyes, attention, etc.) firmly
To hold the attention of; transfix, captivate, fascinate, etc.
To stop the movement or progress of:
To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
To hold in restraint; check:
To hold in; limit; restrict
To support or hold steady with or as if with a brace; reinforce.
To capture and hold briefly (the attention, for example); engage.
A device to release a catch, etc., as for starting or stopping a machine
To bore a hole or passage
To repel is defined as to hold off, refuse to accept or reject.
To arouse disgust
To arouse strong feeling in:
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