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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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In this story of self-discovery, told bilingually in English and Korean, a little boy comes to grips with his bicultural identity after he makes a frustrated, furtive grab for a present for his mother because he doesn't have enough money to pay for it and can't explain himself in Korean.
She gradually comes to grips with who her mother was and who she is becoming and, in the process, begins to understand both her father and her ex-husband.