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Synonyms for grip

Synonyms for grip

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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The rich melodiousness of the lower parts creates a lovely juxtaposition to what are often quite simple but grippingly beautiful canonic passages in the upper voices.
Sarant and his mistress's hair-raising escape to Mexico in 1950 is grippingly told, complete with FBI missteps and ineffective inquisitions of the pair's abandoned spouses and children.
99) which grippingly tells the story of the Austrians' year long siege of Venice in 1848-9 and Prof.
The photos are of very public people, many of them actors, and grippingly personal to view as they're portraits of their face alone, unsmiling, smack against the picture plane.
Falkner is a grippingly written horror novella depicting the tale of Seth and Anne Landon who become involved with a peculiar and rustic hotel in northern Wisconsin as it becomes the site of terrifying happenings.
The high stakes involved in facing the truth are grippingly realistic--in fact, Franky's older brother is never able to accept his father's guilt and interprets Franky's cooperation with the police as betrayal.
Richard Howarth was a sweet-toned soloist - with sharp attack - in Antonio Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, where the effervescence of Spring, the lush bounty of Summer, the huntsmen's horns of Autumn and the chill winds of Winter were grippingly conveyed.
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.
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Now, at last, comes a grippingly recommendable modern account--in trenchant, sardonic prose--of Italy's longest-serving Prime Minister.
Elastomeric traction pads on the bottom of the mouthguard and grippingly engaged by the posterior teeth; and 4.
Keep the palm off the ball and let the hand feel somewhat loose on the ball, not grippingly tight.
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.