Synonym: clasp, clutch, fight, grab, grasp, grip, hold, seize, struggle. Similar words: apple, supple, topple, apply, apply for, apply to, appliance, grape. Meaning: ['græpl] n. 1. a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope 2. a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam 3. the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat. v. 1. come to terms or deal successfully with 2. to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match.
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1. They managed to grapple him to the ground.
2. Can they grapple with the complex situation?
3. The Government has to grapple with the problem of unemployment.
4. Managers have learned to grapple with networking, artificial intelligence, computer-aided engineering and manufacturing.
5. The new government has yet to grapple with the problem of air pollution.
6. But cost-containment programs will force people to grapple with it, because healthcare is bankrupting us.
7. He's never had to grapple with the issues that most principals deal with.
8. Together, they grapple with concerns that confront us all as citizens.
9. Secondly, the profession needs to grapple with the problem of substandard training in research.
10. We grapple on the wet ground - both of us with a hand on his gun.
11. This 1995 work is his first to grapple with the social changes of the new political reality.
12. There have been four attempts to grapple with these tensions through restructuring or internal reorganisation.
13. Everything about it has helped me to grapple with the intricacies of machine knitting in this, my second year.
14. We grapple with the moment, trying to make sense from polyglot tradition.
15. Parents who grapple with the problem from the start seem to get through the adjustments much better.
16. And as it has had to grapple with challenges to the whole globe, such as climate change, Aids and biodiversity.
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18. Shall we grapple and lay their ship aboard?
19. He'll grapple and gnaw at creatures just long enough to give you some time to retreat and wing some firebombs or send some mongrels in.
20. The police warned the public that it would be dangerous to grapple with the wanted man, as he was armed.
21. Then, with the body subdued, one might at last grapple with the real problems.
22. Like a hell hound, Capri launches into the crowd to grapple his unfortunate prey.
23. You are only looking for reliable guidance on how to grapple with change yourself and how to lead others through change.
24. She rehearses the outlines of arguments efficiently and is not frightened of forcing students to grapple with tough material.
25. That will not mean the end of their troubles, only the beginning of the freedom to grapple with them.
26. What is interesting about these first statements is that they are very obviously an attempt to grapple with abstract cosmological principles.
27. He disarmingly admitted his lack of preparation for the huge range of problems with which he had to grapple.
28. A good investment, it seems, but a tough one for accountants to grapple with.
29. At worst, they merely signal a reluctance or inability to grapple with those problems.
30. Such issues have been under - examined as Chinese policymakers grapple with how to halt a housing boom.
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