Synonyms: embrace, embracement, embracing
Definition: the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
Similar words: grasp, grip, hold, clasp, clench, clutch, clutches
Definition: the act of grasping
Usage: he released his clasp on my arm; he has a strong grip for an old man; she kept a firm hold on the railing
Definition: (noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
vernacular, patois, cant, slang, jargon, lingo
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