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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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The same officer then grabbed the man by the hair and dragged, or attempted to drag him towards the second police car but he lost grip of the hair so he led him across by the arm.
Drivers trying to use Tuttle Hill found it virtually impossible to move in either direction as their vehicles lost grip.
Scotland lost grip of their European youths title in dramatic fashion yesterday.
Jackie told how Sean's cousin Jason and his friend Ryan tried to save him but they lost grip on him.
As he approached a roundabout he lost grip and spun 90 degrees.
The affairs of the board show that you have lost grip over the things, therefore you should step down as PCB chief," Dasti told Butt during the committee's meeting here.
But the 16-year-old then slipped down the timesheets to sixth fastest when, in the closing minute of the session, the rear wheel of his Respol Honda machine lost grip and then violently regained traction to high-side Smith over on to the bitumen and then into the gravel trap at Coppice corner.
Three times this happened but the third time my leg got caught and I lost grip of Paul.
A young woman has revealed how she lost grip of a man's jumper just a split second before he was struck by a speeding rally car.
The young Newtonhill driver drove powerfully in both races, leading comfortably in each, only to miss out from taking the top podium places after his rear tyres lost grip.
Hague also took a potshot at the ruling Labour party by saying that the party may have been so busy solving its internal issues that it lost grip of running the country.
The Newtonhill driver led both races but slipped back after his rear tyres lost grip.