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English verb: hold tight

1. hold tight (contact) hold firmly, usually with one's hands


SamplesShe clutched my arm when she got scared.


Synonymscling to, clutch, hold close


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hold, take hold


Narrower (hyponym)cuddle, draw close, nest, nestle, nuzzle, snuggle









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