clutched


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clutched

mod. nervous. I get so clutched before a test.
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And in a low voice, as the cart went slowly along through the midst of the gazing crowd, she poured forth her soul with the wrestling intensity of a last pleading, for the trembling creature that clung to her and clutched her as the only visible sign of love and pity.
With shaken consciousness and trembling body, he clutched and held on, while the ebbing life turned and flooded up in him again.
He was pressing one hand to his left side, while the other clutched his drooping pistol.
The Lion, seeing that the Ass was secured, immediately clutched the Fox, and attacked the Ass at his leisure.
At twilight, he clambered down over the wall into the garden of the enchantress, hastily clutched a handful of rampion, and took it to his wife.
As the two reports rang out Malbihn dropped his rifle, clutched frantically at his breast, staggered, fell first to his knees and then lunged upon his face.