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Past tense for to try to cope with
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“These techniques taught the samurai how to grapple when wearing armor and struggling with an opponent wearing armor.”
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Past tense for to seize something and hold it firmly
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“He grabbed the man from behind and tried to grapple him to the ground.”
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Past tense for to struggle to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge)
“I wanted the film to have a new challenge, to be a new story to grapple with.”
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Past tense for to physically fight, especially in a rough or noisy way
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Past tense for to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Past tense for to grapple at close quarters, especially (of boxers) so as to be too closely engaged for full-arm blows
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Past tense for to feel or move around without the benefit of perfect vision
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Past tense for to stimulate or excite in a pleasurable way
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Past tense for to apply great and continuous effort towards work, a task, or a goal
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Past tense for to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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Past tense for to agonize over something
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Past tense for to join or attach together using a hook or hooks
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