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clench

verb [T]
 
 
/klentʃ/
to close or hold something very tightly, often in a determined or angry way
(常指坚决或生气地)捏紧,握紧,咬紧
The old man clenched his fist and waved it angrily at us.
那老头紧握着拳头,气哼哼地向我们挥舞着。
With a knife clenched in/between his teeth, he climbed up the tree to cut some coconuts.
他嘴里紧咬着一把刀,爬上树去割椰子。
"Get out of here, " she said through clenched teeth.
“滚出去,”她咬牙切齿地说。
Having in your hands
(Definition of clench from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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