cling together

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cling together

1. Of two or more things, to adhere to one another. The pages in this book are so thin that they usually cling together.
2. Of two or more people, to hold each other tightly. The wind was so strong that we had to cling together just to cross the parking lot!
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cling together

[for two or more people or animals] to hold on tightly to each other. The two children clung together throughout the ordeal. The baby baboon and its mother clung together and could not be separated.
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Add the chilled water and mix it in with a round-bladed knife until the pastry clings together.
Mix together with a knife until the pastry clings together.
2 : an amount of something that holds or clings together <a mass of clouds>
Remarkably it all clings together and is utterly unique - a funny and unpredictable mix of fact and fiction that's so clever, it slaps its own back.
Drizzle mixture over dough and pulse for a few seconds until dough is smooth and clings together.
Add 3/4 cup water and stir with a fork until dough clings together.
Mix together with a round-bladed knife until the pastry clings together.
With motor running, add vanilla and cream through feed tube, processing until dough clings together.
Gradually add 1/3 cup cold water, mixing with a fork or processor until dough clings together.
Process just until dough clings together and leaves sides of bowl.