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Noun
An act in which something is grappled or grappled with
“This week I want to cast my net a little bit further, and discuss some similarities between modern grappling and Indonesian Silat.”
Verb
To move without the benefit of perfect vision
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Contending for a title or championship
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Taking hold off forcibly
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“He grabbed the man from behind and tried to grapple him to the ground.”
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Present participle for to try to cope with
“These techniques taught the samurai how to grapple when wearing armor and struggling with an opponent wearing armor.”
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Present participle 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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Present participle for to physically fight, especially in a rough or noisy way
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Present participle for to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Present participle for to grapple at close quarters, especially (of boxers) so as to be too closely engaged for full-arm blows
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Present participle for to stimulate or excite in a pleasurable way
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Present participle for to apply great and continuous effort towards work, a task, or a goal
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Present participle for to grab (someone), usually aggressively, to stop them or bring them to ground
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Present participle for to clasp or entangle in a struggle or embrace
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Present participle for to agonize over something
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(close around or over) Present participle for to come into contact with (something) so as to encircle and hold it
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Present participle for to deal with something clumsily or nervously, making a mistake or error in the process
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Present participle for to join or attach together using a hook or hooks
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