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clutch1

clutch1

 
 
pronunciation:
kluhch
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: clutched, clutches, clutching
definition: to hold tight.
The baby clutched her toy bear.
synonyms:
grip
similar words:
hold
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a part for working the gears of the engine in a car or truck. In a car with a standard transmission, the pedal for the clutch is on the left.
derivations: clutchy (adj.), clutchingly (adv.)
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