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  Definition of cling
  1. fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit
  2. hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father''s hands"; "The child clung to his mother''s apron"
  3. 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"
  4. to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
Similar Words: clingstone, hang, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere

 

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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