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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

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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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HIV-positive men in this study who kept their viral load undetectable all or most of the time lost grip strength more slowly than men whose viral load was detectable more often.
Maoists have lost grip in the region, they have been unsuccessful," he said.
Asked if Australia's lost grip on the game was down to the void left by players such Glenn McGrath and Shane Warne, Waugh said: "No, everyone's replaceable.
Pendleton had earlier seen off Anna Meares - winner of two of Australia's five gold medals so far - 2-0 in the semi-finals despite the second race having to be restarted after Pendleton lost grip and ended up on her back, sliding down the track.
It is a first-class system, sending up to 90% of the drive to the rear wheels when the front ones lost grip.
This can only confirm the perception that the Labour Government has been so busy with its own internal turmoil that it has lost grip of running the country.
Rosie's brother George, nine, was also at the beach when his parents drowned and was later cared for by Mr Dinsmore, who lost grip of his wife as the waves broke over him.
Sadly, I lost grip of the "animal" and it rolled into the road only to be flattened by a car.
Trulli lost valuable running time yesterday after a rare spin, and team-mate Jenson Button reported that their Michelin tyres were fine when new, but lost grip with use.
Zark's Burger-Lyceum lost grip of the game late in the second quarter as Marinerong Pilipino jumped to a 47-35 halftime lead which extended to a 56-39 advantage early in the third quarter.
Returning an open verdict, Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane said: "It covers the possibility it was a tragic accident, having put himself in a very risky and dangerous position, he lost grip.
As a result of the sour relations, police has reportedly lost grip on the crime rate, which has increased manifold recently, the paper said.
Unfortunately, my tyres lost grip, as I pushed a bit too early in the race.
But the second had to be restarted after the 29-yearold from Bedfordshire lost grip early in the first lap and ended up on her back, sliding down the track while holding her bike in the air.