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Clutch

Definition

[n] the act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"
[n] a coupling that connects or disconnects driving and driven parts of a driving mechanism
[n] a pedal that operates a clutch
[n] a collection of things or persons to be handled together
[n] a number of birds hatched at the same time
[n] a tense critical situation; "he is a good man in the clutch"
[v] affect; "Fear seized the prisoners"; "The patient was seized with unberable pains"; "He was seized with a dreadful disease"
[v] take hold of; grab; "The salesclerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
[v] hold firmly, usually with one's hands; "She clutched my arm when she got scared"

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