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cling



Pronunciation: (kling), [key]
v., clung, cling•ing,
n.


v.i.
1. to adhere closely; stick to: The wet paper clings to the glass.
2. to hold tight, as by grasping or embracing; cleave: The children clung to each other in the dark.
3. to be or remain close: The child clung to her mother's side.
4. to remain attached, as to an idea, hope, memory, etc.: Despite the predictions, the candidate clung to the belief that he would be elected.
5. to cohere.

n.
the act of clinging; adherence; attachment.

cling



Pronunciation: (kling), [key]
n.
a clingstone.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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