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Past tense for to adhere or stick firmly or closely to
“In effect, the water molecules cling to the surface of the glass rather than fall back into the bulk of the liquid.”
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Past tense for to maintain one's beliefs or opinions
“She continued to cling to her opinion that visible or documentable works were the only criteria by which we should judge superiority.”
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Past tense for to be dependent on
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Past tense for to last or continue
“The morose mood would continue to cling to him, but it had no influence on his battlefield abilities.”
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Past tense for hold close, cling to
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Past tense for to fit closely by following the contours of
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Past tense for to be dependent or contingent on
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Past tense for to come together to form one mass or whole
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Past tense for continue, endure
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Past tense for to become embroiled or implicated in
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Past tense for to become trapped or lodged in
Adjective
Stuck to
“As if I was somehow oblivious to the fact that he had to pick and dig and drill and scrape away at my tooth as it valiantly clung to my gums.”
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