Embrace - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 31/12/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Embrace.

ADOPT
  1. take into one's family; "They adopted two children from Nicaragua"
  2. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; "His voice took on a sad tone"; "The story took a new turn"; "he adopted an air of superiority"; "She assumed strange manners"; "The gods assume human or animal form in these fables"
  3. take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
  4. put into dramatic form; "adopt a book for a screenplay"
  5. take up and practice as one's own
  6. choose and follow; as of theories, ideas, policies, strategies or plans; "She followed the feminist movement"; "The candidate espouses Republican ideals"
  7. take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; "When will the new President assume office?"
CLINCH
  1. (boxing) the act of one boxer holding onto the other to avoid being hit and to rest momentarily
  2. settle conclusively; "clinch a deal"
  3. a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"
  4. flatten the ends (of nails and rivets); "the nails were clinched"
  5. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
  6. secure or fasten by flattening the ends of nails or bolts; "The girder was clinched into the wall"
  7. the flattened part of a nail or bolt or rivet
  8. embrace amorously
  9. a small slip noose made with seizing
  10. hold in a tight grasp; "clench a steering wheel"
  11. hold a boxing opponent with one or both arms so as to prevent punches
CUDDLE
  1. move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position; "We cuddled against each other to keep warm"; "The children snuggled into their sleeping bags"
  2. a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace
  3. hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth; "I cuddled the baby"
HUG
  1. fit closely or tightly; "The dress hugged her hips"
  2. squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"
  3. a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"

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