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Verb
To try to cope with
“These techniques taught the samurai how to grapple when wearing armor and struggling with an opponent wearing armor.”
Verb
To seize something and hold it firmly
“He grabbed the man from behind and tried to grapple him to the ground.”
Verb
“I wanted the film to have a new challenge, to be a new story to grapple with.”
Noun
The act or manner of holding
“… was simply unable to break my opponent's viselike grapple and lost the wrestling match.”
Noun
An earnest effort for superiority or victory over another
“… after a grapple with his conscience, he confessed to having an affair.”
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