I clutched the back.
clutch - verb and a noun
crutch - noun
My left foot is injured so I use a crutch.
My team leader enveloped a bracelet for me.
You are given a bracelet from your team leader.
The bracelet was wrapped.
I cleaned up my dingy room.
The sidewalks were crowded as women and men argued and bargained with each other as the shopping day began in earnest.
earnest - firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
earnest - a serious and intent mental state (a proposal made in earnest)
((( as the shopping day began in earnest.earnest - noun
earnestly - adverb
Harold Robbins, The Storyteller, 1985
I want to brush up my English earnestly.
The vendor used to sell his product in earnest.
The music had a soothing effect on the baby.
Jenny listen to a soothing music.
Scald the tomatoes in boiling water so that you can peel them more easily.
Scald - to heat (a liquid) until it is very hot but not boiling
peel - to remove the skin
Since I am stout it takes something of a push.
stout - Euphism (a mild or pleasant word or phrase that is used instead of one that is unpleasant or offensive) for `fat'
euphism for the word "fat
I think a stout person is beautiful.