How to use Clenched in a sentence

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  • Lana clenched her hands.

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  • Her chest was clenched so tight, she felt physical pain.

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  • The sword was still clenched in one hand.

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  • Petya clenched his teeth and looked around, throwing back his head and flourishing his arms.

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  • She clenched her hand and held it tight against her mouth so no sound would escape.

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  • His gaze fell to her chest, where she clenched the sketchbook.

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  • A'Ran said nothing, though he clenched the arms of his chair hard enough for his knuckles to turn white.

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  • His words were forced through clenched teeth.

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  • He clenched the pouch with its gems.

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  • Rourk passed her, the blanket clenched in his arms.

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  • She clenched the hourglass, waiting for him to explode.

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  • She stepped back even more and clenched the purse to her body, distracted as a sleek black car pulled up to the curb.

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  • She clenched her meal bars and crossed to the living area, sitting with her back to him.

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  • Damian managed to get the difficult words out through clenched teeth.

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  • His eyes were closed, his body hunched and hands clenched together.

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  • Katie clenched her jaw, realizing just how sugar-coated the Immortals. world around her would look to her sister.

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  • He clenched his fists, not wanting to think about Sasha or Kris or how quickly he, too, could have the tables turned on him as he had done to Sasha.

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  • He clenched his jaw, his pain deep and hidden as he thought of his people and his planet.

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  • His jaw clenched as he thought again of Bianca.

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  • A few minutes later, she sat in the living room, granola bar clenched between her teeth while she tied her shoes.

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  • Deidre clenched her fists as the four surrounded her in the middle of the hallway.

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  • Wynn said through clenched teeth.

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  • His chest clenched, and he found himself holding his breath.

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  • He swung down, clenched her body between his thighs, and pulled her into the protection of the tree.

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  • She clenched her jaw.

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  • Han opened his book again, jaw clenched.

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  • Rhyn's jaw clenched, and he looked up at the sky.  He stood and hauled Kris to his feet, indicating the forest.

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  • She clenched her hands, her arms rigid as she faced him.

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  • She was almost too still to be breathing, her jaw clenched.

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  • Her jaw clenched again.

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  • Her hand was clenched around the necklace.

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  • Claire was in the surf, her own sword just out of her reach but the necklace clenched in her hand.

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  • The woman clenched his arm and slid towards the ground until she held only his wrist.

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  • Her chest clenched until it was difficult to breathe.

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  • He released her and clenched her wrist once more, pushing back her sleeve.

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  • She opened her eyes and clenched her jaw, intent on forgetting him.

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  • Vara's jaw clenched hard enough for muscles on either side to tick.

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  • He clenched his fists, reminding himself that the seemingly vulnerable woman had handled him well enough the previous night despite his upper hand.

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  • He sat on the edge of the bed and lifted ancient pages clenched between heavy wooden covers.

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  • She clenched her abdomen, gasping as the creature writhed with enough power to ripple her skin as Memon's did.

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  • The vision of her dropping beneath his arrows replaced it, and he clenched his jaw.

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  • Her broken body clenched in his arms, Taran staggered up the stairs and raced through the hold, shouting at people who got in his way.

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  • She rose and staggered to the hearth, sagging to the floor again with the book clenched in her hands.

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  • He leaned down to kiss her lips and she bared clenched teeth.

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  • She spoke through clenched teeth and her tone must have been convincing because he looked scared.

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  • She glared at him, speaking through clenched teeth.

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  • With the penlight clenched between her lips, she began going through a dresser.

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  • The words were spoken with effort through his clenched teeth, as if the admittance was a personal insult.

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  • Her hands were clenched in front of her, just in case she had to shove him and run.

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  • They will hold their arms over their heads until the muscles atrophy, will keep their fists clenched till the nails grow through the palms, will lie on beds of nails, cut and stab themselves, drag, week after week, enormous chains loaded with masses of iron, or hang themselves before a fire near enough to scorch.

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  • Some have their legs or arms distorted by long continuance in one position; others have kept their hands clenched until the finger nails have pierced entirely through their hands.

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  • Zeno compared sensation to the outstretched hand, flat and open; bending the fingers was assent; the clenched fist was " simple apprehension," the mental grasp of an object; knowledge was the clenched fist tightly held in the other hand.

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  • Disbelief surged through her, and she clenched her eyes closed, praying they thought her dead enough not to shoot her as they did the others.

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  • He clenched his hands in his lap and shook his head, the way Jonny did when he refused to confide in her.

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  • Darian hadn't been able to look away from the Black God, whose hand was clenched with painful tightness around Bianca's forearm.

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  • She followed, expecting him to disappear into the trees at any point and reappear with a herd of deer clenched in his jaws.

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  • Rhyn.s fists clenched as he took in the beheaded, dismembered body hung for spite on the wall.

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  • He wore a sheathed laser at his hip, and his hand was clenched around something small enough to conceal it from view.

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  • His teeth were grinding loudly enough for her to hear, and his face was ashen and drawn in a look of pain.  He couldn't answer – that much she discerned at the rippling muscles of his clenched jaw.

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  • He became aware of the subtle movement of air beneath the front door, the cloudlike cloak clenched in his left hand and gritty dirt beneath his right, the trickle of blood down his throat to his gullet.

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  • My knuckles were white and my ass cheeks clenched tight, Kim laughed and the Nepali raft guides slept their hang overs off.

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  • His fists clenched behind the laptop he had erected on his knee in sheer anger.

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  • Cross chest with R arm fist clenched to left shoulder then repeat with L arm.

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  • Glossy Finish - A smear of borrowed lipstick penetrates a spectator's tightly clenched fist.

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  • Just in case, tho, he flexed his hands, then clenched them.

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  • The ones who conquer fear through repetition, through sweat, through clenched teeth.

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  • Hands were clenched into tight fists to conserve warmth.

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  • The clenched jaw on Angel; that's a bonus.

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  • As ever we gave the clenched fist salute in response and fight on.

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  • As a result of this brain damage, Mrs A suffered severe muscle spasms and her teeth were permanently clenched.

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  • Each spore capsule is for all the world like a clenched fist.

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  • For example, a hyperactive grasp reflex may cause the hand to stay clenched in a tight fist.

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  • Clenched fists and contracted feet (equinus or equinovarus) are common in people with CP.

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  • The spasms then extend to the arms producing clenched fists and to the legs.

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  • Frequently, the hands are clenched into fists, and the index finger overlaps the other fingers.

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  • You can compare it to keeping your fist clenched.

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  • His knuckles were white as he clenched the steering wheel, and his tall form hunched forward.

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  • His blue eyes were sharp, his jaw clenched.

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  • Dusty's jaw clenched until he felt the muscles tick.

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  • He clenched his jaw, torn between his heart and his duty.

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  • The Watcher clenched his teeth, green eyes flaring with light and spinning before he regained his temper.

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  • Realizing she clenched the phone in her hand, she locked the screen and sat staring at the asphalt.

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  • His jaw ticked, and his fists were clenched.

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  • Fear unfurled in her breast, and she clenched her fists.

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  • Two's chest clenched at the thought, and he was afraid.

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  • Damian's heavy ring hung off a chain around her neck, and she clenched it.

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  • He closed his eyes, his jaw clenched hard enough for the muscles to tick.

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  • Gabriel listened, jaw clenched.

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  • Rhyn said through clenched teeth with a look of distaste.

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  • She sat as far from the opening as she could, brandy clenched in shaking hands.

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  • Gabe clenched his jaw.

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  • His jaw clenched, his piercing gaze making her want to crawl back into his arms.

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  • Deidre clenched her jaw to keep from speaking.

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  • Deidre clenched her jaw in irritation.

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  • Deidre clenched her fists, uncertain what game the deity played with her.

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  • With the living shadow staring at her, the winter wind sucking the air from her lungs, and the prescriptions clenched in her hand, she'd never felt less a part of her world.

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  • His jaw was clenched and ticking as the muscles jumped.

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  • Rhyn clenched his jaw, hearing the truth in Kiki's words.

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  • And I will, Kiki, he breathed through clenched teeth.

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  • His jaw clenched at the question.

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  • So he clenched his teeth and nodded.

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  • Kiera's chest clenched as she began crying again.

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  • He could think of one solution to his problem, and his jaw clenched.

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  • Nishani's eyes narrowed, and she clenched her jaw.

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  • One eyebrow rose in challenge, and her jaw clenched.

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  • Tears rose, and her chest clenched.

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  • Jackson clenched and unclenched his fists.

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  • He clenched his teeth.

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  • Connor clenched his fists and ground his teeth in an effort to keep from showing his strength.

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  • The general's jaw clenched, but he said nothing.

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  • Unaccustomed to the abrupt treatment, he clenched his jaw and obeyed.

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  • Her jaw clenched, then she yielded with a sigh.

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  • Lana clenched her hands but didn't answer.

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  • She shook her head and clenched her hands together, torn between fury and sorrow.

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  • Rhyn's jaw clenched, and he fought the raw feeling inside him, the one that betrayed him every time he tried to convince himself he'd survived worse.

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  • His teeth were grinding loudly enough for her to hear, and his face was ashen and drawn in a look of pain.  He couldn't answer – that much she discerned at the rippling muscles of his clenched jaw.

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  • Rhyn clenched his fists.  Darkyn said nothing else and walked away, disappearing into the morning shadows of the forest.  Rhyn felt fevered.  His power was leaking out of his body, killing the plants around him.  He grappled to control what he could, aware he would soon not have that option.

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  • She also clenched Slalom wins in Zagreb, and first place in the Giant Slalom and Slalom at Semmering in 2004.

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  • There were some scenes where you wanted to lean in to the T.V. set with your fists clenched, begging for the Doomsday Machine to be destroyed.

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