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Adjective: clenched  klencht
  1. Closed or squeezed together tightly
    "a clenched fist"; "his clenched teeth";
    - clinched
Verb: clench  klench
  1. Hold in a tight grasp
    "clench a steering wheel";
    - clinch
  2. Squeeze together tightly
    "clench one's jaw"

See also: tight

Type of: clutch, prehend [archaic], seize, squeeze

Encyclopedia: Clench, Wiltshire