What is another word for grasping?

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Adjective
Greedy, eager for wealth
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“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.”
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(of a person, action, or motive) Making decisions based solely on one's own self-interest or personal profit
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Showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery
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Understanding
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Extending a part of the body
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Having or showing a keen interest in or enthusiasm for something
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Having a familiarity with, or knowledge of, the world
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Feeling or showing envy
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Surviving by preying on other animals
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Not feeling or showing gratitude
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Comprehending what someone is saying
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“Security is a complex science that most fail to grasp comprehensively.”
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Present participle for to seize and hold firmly
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“Jake would extend his hand for Sharon to grasp before helping her out of the crevice.”
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Present participle for to take (an opportunity) eagerly
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“Do not miss your chance to grasp this opportunity that only comes once in a lifetime.”
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Present participle for to clasp (someone or each other) in the arms
“He would grasp his children tight before he left.”
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Present participle for to physically grip or grasp something
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Present participle for to receive or procure
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Present participle for to feel or manipulate with the hands
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Present participle for to have met, be acquainted or familiar with
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Present participle for reach, attain
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Present participle for to distract, or to occupy or draw one's attention or thoughts
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Present participle for to make an attempt at handling a problem or policy
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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 give or cause to give a short, sudden jerking or convulsive movement
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Present participle for to hold on to or continue to have something, both physically or mentally
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Present participle for continue, endure
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Present participle for to lift or raise something by grasping it
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Present participle for settle or move into a warm, comfortable position
Noun
The quality of being acquisitive
Noun
The action of squeezing something
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