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synonyms for come to grips with

  • bear
  • bite the bullet
  • brace
  • brave
  • confront
  • contend
  • cope with
  • endure
  • face
  • go to the mat
  • grapple with
  • make a stand
  • stomach
  • suffer
  • sustain
  • take
  • withstand
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How to use come to grips with in a sentence

In their shelter, Brion and Ulv crouched low and wondered why the attack didn't come.
SENSE OF OBLIGATIONHENRY MAXWELL DEMPSEY (AKA HARRY HARRISON)
Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Babylas raised his pale face; he knew what was coming; it had come so many times before.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Vicars' wives had come and gone, but all had submitted, some after a brief struggle, to old Mrs. Wurzel's sway.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
This wasn't at all what he meant to say, and it sounded very ridiculous; but somehow the words wouldn't come straight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Never was a change more remarkable than that which had come upon Mrs. Collingwood.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO COME TO GRIPS WITH

  • be punished
  • bite the bullet
  • come to grips with
  • face the facts
  • face up to
  • face up to it
  • grin and bear it
  • look square in the eye
  • make one's bed and lie on it
  • pay the piper
  • swallow the pill
  • take one's lumps
  • take one's medicine
  • take the consequences
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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