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- n. An extremely tight grip.
- n. A perilous situation or stalemate where failure or death is imminent.
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The canines were winning when Sopeithes sent a servant in to cut off the right leg of one of the dogs that had a death grip on the lion.
He had the unwounded foot soldier in a headlock on one side and the officer's sword arm in a death grip on the other.
Patti Salé has Murielle Bouchard’s arm in a death grip and her heart is pounding.
Wes grabbed instinctively, a death grip on the arm of his chair, even before the shock wave reached him.