- closed tightly togetherclenched teeth/fists:
"Why won't you listen?" she demanded through clenched teeth.
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clenched — [ klentʃt ] adjective closed tightly together: clenched teeth/fists: Why won t you listen? she demanded through clenched teeth … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
clenched — adjective closed or squeezed together tightly a clenched fist his clenched (or clinched) teeth • Syn: ↑clinched • Similar to: ↑tight … Useful english dictionary
clenched — adjective Closed tightly. a clenched fist Ant: unclenched … Wiktionary
clenched — adj. Clenched is used with these nouns: ↑fist, ↑jaw, ↑tooth … Collocations dictionary
clenched — klentÊƒ v. clasp together; hold tightly … English contemporary dictionary
clenched fist — noun a hand with the fingers clenched in the palm (as for hitting) • Syn: ↑fist • Hypernyms: ↑hand, ↑manus, ↑mitt, ↑paw … Useful english dictionary
clenched his teeth — closed his teeth tightly in effort or rage … English contemporary dictionary
through clenched teeth — Reluctantly • • • Main Entry: ↑tooth … Useful english dictionary
made a fist — clenched his hand into the shape of a fist (in anger and/or in readiness to punch someone) … English contemporary dictionary
tight fist — clenched fist … English contemporary dictionary