She was clutching a photograph in her hand.
I staggered and had to clutch at a chair for support.
He was surrounded by a clutch of pretty girls.
He escaped his captors' clutches by jumping from a moving vehicle.
Suggested by vpmanickam (20 Jun 2013)
Suggested by Daved Wachsman (20 Jun 2013)
Take the heat
Put the squeeze on
All English synonyms that begin with 'C'
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