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Synonyms for grip

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firm control

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an act or means of holding something

a strong or powerful influence

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to take firmly with the hand and maintain a hold on

to compel, as the attention, interest, or imagination, of

Synonyms for grip

the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

an intellectual hold or understanding

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a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together

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to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match

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to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe

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While the family drama as Ray comes to grips with his parental duties is part of the fabric of ``War,'' Spielberg never lets it intrude too much into the flight narrative, and some of the set pieces - including a chaotic crowd scene at a Hudson River ferry landing and a devastated suburban landscape into which a jetliner has crashed - are spectacular.
That's unlikely to happen, however, unless the Bush administration comes to grips with its many mistakes and signals a truly new departure in U.
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Questioning the loss of moral principles that affect learning and behavior in modern education and society, Moral Education in America reflects Christian principles and spirituality but also comes to grips with serious practical questions.
However, unless the federal government comes to grips with long-overdue fiscal reforms, the recovery will likely grind to a halt in 12 to 24 months.
A twenty-something Vietnamese guy who settled in the Midwest as a refugee with his family and spits lyrics critical of the exotification of Asian culture, a wealthy Haitian immigrant who recites a poem about the feelings she has for her new country despite discrimination from a real estate agent ("God bless America, but not because of you"), and a Chinese woman who comes to grips with her daughter's sexuality and ultimately stands behind her fight for same-sex marriage rights are all immigrants who present their stories in the fictional poetry reading hosted by Mohammed.
Unfortunately, none of the articles on specific aspects of integration really comes to grips with this reality.
belongs in the gallery (rather than, say, on TV) that one comes to grips with its "problematic" subject matter.