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clench

US [klentʃ]
UK [klentʃ]
  • v.握紧;攥紧(拳头等);抓牢;攥住
  • n.咬牙切齿;钉牢;咬紧牙关;敲弯的钉头
  • Web紧握;牢牢抓住;捏紧
Simple Present:clenches  Present Participle:clenching  Past Tense:clenched  
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1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(通常表示愤怒、决心或不安时)捏紧,攥紧(拳头等),咬紧(牙齿等)when youclench your hands, teeth, etc., or when theyclench , you press or squeeze them together tightly, usually showing that you are angry, determined or upset
He clenched his fists in anger.
他愤怒地攥紧了拳头。
Through clenched teeth she told him to leave.
她咬牙切齿地叫他离开。
His fists clenched slowly until his knuckles were white.
他的拳头慢慢地捏紧,直捏得指关节都发白了。
2.
[t]
~ sth (in/between sth)
握紧;抓牢;攥住to hold sth tightly and firmly
Her pen was clenched between her teeth.
她咬着笔。

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