Predicate: clench

Roleset id: clench.01 , hold together very tightly, Source: , vncls: , framnet:

clench.01: CLENCH-V NOTES: Frames file for 'clench' based on sentences in brown. (from clench.01-v predicate notes) CLENCHING-N NOTES: Corresponds with clench.01. Framed by anwen april 2011 (from clenching.01-n)


clenching (n.)
clench (v.)


        Arg0-PAG: holder (vnrole: 40.3.2-Agent)
        Arg1-PPT: clenched thing (vnrole: 40.3.2-Patient)

Example: usually adjectival

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: passive,  form: full

        It is always a temptation for a religious organization, especially a powerful or dominant one, to impose through the clenched fist of the law its creedal viewpoint upon others.

        Rel: clenched
        Arg1: fist

Example: or verbal

        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: active,  form: infinitive

        He-1 does not know whether [*]-1 to look up or look aside, to put his hands in his pockets or to clench them at his side, to cross the street, or to continue on the same side.

        Arg0: [*]
        Rel: clench
        Arg1: them
        Argm-LOC: at his side


        person: ns,  tense: ns,  aspect: ns,  voice: ns,  form: ns

        Angela's clenching of her jaw causes her many headaches.

        Arg0: Angela's
        Rel: clenching
        Arg1: of her jaw