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    cling - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cling

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

rhymes with hang

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