Definition of 'clung'
Example sentences containing 'clung'
The shock of them sat visibly on his rigid shoulders, clung to the hard, tightened line of his lips, stared out of his eyes.NO BODY (2002)
Alpiew wrapped her arms round Rebecca's waist and clung on as the woman skilfully raced her horse along the Strand.THE RIVAL QUEENS: A COUNTESS ASHBY DE LA ZOUCHE MYSTERY (2002)
Hundreds of soldiers, most of whom presumably were unable to swim, still clung ant-like to the great hull.THE LONELY SEA (2002)
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