clench vs. clinch – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Clench

Definition:

hold in a tight grasp

Examples:

clench a steering wheel

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Clinch

Definition:

close a business deal or secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts

Examples:

The deal was clinched with a handshake. The girder was clinched into the wall

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