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Synonyms for grapple

Synonyms for grapple

an act or means of holding something

to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to contend with an opponent at close quarters, as by attempting to throw him or her

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a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding

a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam

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the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

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When I am against a striker I go out 100 per cent, but against a grappler I have to feel her out.
While the Rio- bound wrestlers have been left to practise at the SAI Centre in Sonepat, the WFI has concentrated all its energy to fight the legal battle against Sushil, robbing the grapplers of all important foreign exposure trip.
But Grapplers Inc does offer several other longer reach Grapplers that can be very useful for other needs and range from 2' long all the way to 8' long.
Algonquin had eight grapplers qualify for states at the Division 2 Central Sectional, headlined by senior captain Alex Mazzola, who won his second sectional title, this time at 182 pounds after wrestling at 170 last year.
Also in the card is Southeast Asian-based American Will "The Kill" Chope (19-5) taking on deadly grappler Max Holloway (7-3).
The life and times of Shirley Crabtree, will be joined by former grapplers Tony 'Banger' Walsh and Jackie Turpin.
A number of local grapplers had bouts on the big stage with City Councillor Len Ironside involved as a special enforcer for the main event, which saw Crusher Craib lift the Undisputed Championship.
In the second, it was a tie as both grapplers stood firm against each other.
TEES grapplers Chris Whitton and Andy Swan are set to fulfil a lifetime's ambition tomorrow when they headline a professional show in their home town.
They can join a gang called Glasgow Greyhound Grapplers, who support the Ibrox side, or Glasgow Goat Greenies.
Yes, you can play as different grapplers and use their different Knishers, but the stock moves used by all characters are lacking in choice.
For the first time since 2003, two Thousand Oaks wrestlers -- as well as three other Marmonte League grapplers -- advanced to the state meet in their weight classes in the Southern Section Masters Meet at Carter High in Rialto.
The cash was generated by grapplers from the Midlands Professional Wrestling Association at an event at Centre AT7 last month.
Modeled after the World Wrestling Federation, the Christian grapplers (with names like Apocalypse, Angel, Martyr, or The Beast) pull, slap, snarl, huff, and grunt their way through their matches, using garbage cans, tables, and baking pans to strike their fellow believers.