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What is another word for grappling?

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Noun
An act in which something is grappled or grappled with
Verb
To move without the benefit of perfect vision
Verb
Contending for a title or championship
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Verb
Taking hold off forcibly
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“Before trying to grapple the projectile, the engineer, Murchison, wished to find out its exact position on the sea-bottom.”
Verb
Present participle for to fight with someone, typically while attempting to physically unbalance them
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“Fanatics rushed him, grasping at his arms and legs, trying to grapple him to the ground.”
Verb
Present participle for to engage in a fight or contest against
“Two major battles took place in 38 which showed Caesar how ill-prepared he was to grapple with his opponent's fleet, even with Menodorus in his team.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
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 agonize over something
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Present participle for to join or attach together using a hook or hooks
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