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Synonyms for cling

Noun

1. cling, clingstone, edible fruit
usage: fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit

Verb

1. cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere, touch, adjoin, meet, contact
usage: 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"
2. cling
usage: to remain emotionally or intellectually attached; "He clings to the idea that she might still love him."
3. cling, hang, grasp, hold on
usage: hold on tightly or tenaciously; "hang on to your father's hands"; "The child clung to his mother's apron"
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