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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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With traction control, it would have sensed the vehicle was losing grip and would have reduced the power.
Its top trick is a simple dial that allows you to quickly switch from fuel-saving two-wheel drive, through auto four-wheel when the car feels it's losing grip, to full-time all-wheel drive in both high and low ratios.
Political weakness, absence of leadership and fear of losing grip on the comfortable (and profitable) reins of WAG power - golf tournaments included.
Avril Lavigne's Losing Grip is sure to follow her last three releases into the top five and Pink's instantly likeable Feel Good Time is the theme to new blockbuster Charlie's Angels.
Certainly, it is true that governments around the world are losing grip on their power at least in part because they no longer control the international flow of information.
His absence at the mauso-leum where his dad and grandad are interred, fuelled speculation about him losing grip on power.
There have been concrete developments in Manipur, Meghalaya and Assam, where the militants are losing grip.
Meanwhile, realising that he was losing grip on the party, he held an extended executive session of the NCP in Mumbai over the weekend.
Due to the weight there is a serious risk of bottoming out, the car losing grip - and with it increasing the chance of a collision should there be a duel through the corner where speeds can hit 180mph.
The 23-year-old Joe Darcey Honda team rider from Middlesbrough, pictured, escaped injury in the second-corner crash, losing grip from the front tyre after out-braking two other riders then running wide.
I had to push hard to get through the field and my bike started sliding in the last few laps as my tyres were losing grip.
Losing Grip got Mrs Smith and Elsworth off to a good start by springing a 16-1 shock in the Buy Your Tickets Online @ marketrasenraces.
Opening with Losing Grip, the show didn't pick up pace until a version of smash hit I'm With You.