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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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Daniel Keatings claimed silver in the all-round gymnastics, while Viorel Ekto grappled his way to a bronze
A "HEROIC" VAN driver who grappled with a violent thief he spotted attacking a woman at a cashpoint machine is to be honoured for his bravery.
The loader grappled an average of two logs per turn with an average small-end diameter of 10.
EVER since 9-11, America has grappled with the challenge of fighting an unprecedented sort of war against a new kind of enemy.
And there is plenty of totalitarian-think to be grappled with in his shrill and thinly veiled defense of the "war on terror.
stem from his experiences as he grappled with payroll, cashflow, hiring, firing and all the usual small business challenges.
Excavators have grappled, sheared, sorted and broken their way into a prominent position in construction, demolition and C&D recycling.
Page 29: add 1 March entry: Space shuttle Columbia launched, rendezvoused and grappled the Hubble Space Telescope, then conducted five days of spacewalks to remove and replace parts and to add new equipment.
The church has not grappled in any uniform way with how to make itself a place of comfort "so that kids will like it here," said Ms.
Judaism in North America grappled in late March with the divisive shock caused by accusations from North American Orthodox rabbis that the two other branches of Judaism, the Reform and Conservative, are misleading their followers, and "are not Judaism at all.
They suggests mosasaurs sometimes grappled each other's noses, much as some modern alligators and lizards do.
I hadn't grappled with the fact - and I still probably haven't grappled with the fact - that this is permanent.
They reported that the principal variables affecting skidding cycle time were skidding distance, machine flywheel horsepower, number of bunches grappled, and number of trees per turn.