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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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Sydney Glover, of what the magazine intends to do; it begins, without any preamble, with a grippingly written article on the concelament of Van Eyck's Ghent Altarpiece during World War I (an extract appears in 'From the Archives' on page 96).
As a fairly conscientious reviewer I have to confess that I started skimming after the first couple of chapters so the rest of the book may be a model of clarity--and even grippingly interesting.
Elastomeric traction pads on the bottom of the mouthguard and grippingly engaged by the posterior teeth; and 4.
His book is a feast of staggering insight, luscious locution, and daring conjecture that makes it read as grippingly as a novel, and the sequel, Christ: A Crisis in the Life of God (New York: Knopf, 2001) is nothing short of equal.
It's also meant a great deal artistically to Howe, who, since coming out privately to friends and his publishers, has done some of his most challenging and best-reviewed work, including 1997's The Watcher, a complex, grippingly plotted young adult novel whose central characters include an adolescent boy who may be gay.
The unanimous choice of the selection committee, Radio Free Dixie was praised as an exquisitely researched and grippingly told tale of the civil rights movement, which succeeds admirably in establishing links to national and international events during the Cold War era and in describing the origins and nature of black militancy.
Elegantly written and grippingly narrated, The Married Man is White's most readable novel.
Peter's between 1623 and 1637 is the subject of this exceptionally erudite and grippingly interesting book.
The "Voices of Women," as well as many of the case studies, grippingly capture the horrendous double binds in which abused women are often placed through the multiple, and often contradictory, expectations placed upon them.
Basic Instinct came late up the rails and just got home in a grippingly close photo-finish to nudge out Plenty-Plenty.
Despite his failure to grapple with the most important questions about the Apollo program, Schefter's account is well-reported and in long sections, grippingly told.
Maran, press officers for the Royal Astronomical Society and the American Astronomical Society, respectively, know how to present scientific information lucidly and grippingly.
Verne's novels were enormously popular throughout the world; one in particular, the grippingly realistic Le Tour du monde en quatre-vingt jours (1873; Around the World in Eighty Days), generated great excitement during its serial publication in Le Temps and remained one of his most popular works.
And most grippingly, what personal tolls did the individuals leading this crusade endure?
Under John Wilson's inspirational conducting, Simon Halsey's CBSO Chorus projected grippingly in this performance broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.