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  Words related to cling

Related / Similar Words: clingstone, hang, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere

 

Definition:
  • fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit;
  • hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father''s hands"; "The child clung to his mother''s apron";
  • come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere";
  • to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him.";

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    Hyponyms: mold, conglutinate, agglutinate

     

    Grouped Verbs: adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to

     

    Entailments: attach

     

    Derivational Morphology: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond

     

     
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