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Adjective
Greedy, eager for wealth
“She hid it under the carpets to keep it from the grasping claws of her greedy brother, who was a man not averse to physical violence and who put pressure on everybody to help him service his frequent debts.”
Verb
Present participle for seize and hold firmly
“He extends a limp hand which Sharon grasps firmly.”
Verb
Present participle for comprehend fully
“Security is a complex science that most fail to grasp comprehensively.”
Verb
Present participle for to grip
“It is our intention to work closely in partnership to grasp this opportunity to inject renewed momentum into the process.”
Verb
“… the departing soldier grasped his children a little closer than usual.”
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