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Fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit.
Adherence; attachment; devotion.
From Old English clingan (“to adhere”); akin to Danish klynge (“to cluster, to crowd”). Compare clump.
Middle English clingen from Old English clingan
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Don't cling to the first thing you see.
She patted the statue, feeling the magic cling to her as she rose.
It all happened so fast that she didn't have time to think, only to cling to the one solid thing she could find - Cade.
They cling with almost equal attachment to their local customs and their religious superstitions.
Something as small as a piece of hair or a tooth—anything that the soul of the dead immortal might still cling to.
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