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adjective as in acquisitive

noun as in seizure

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Example Sentences

He was grabbing my hips and he was pouring with perspiration and he had this cheesy smile.

“I reached out, grabbing him, trying to get his attention, trying to distract him,” Valentino told The Post.

But instead of opening fire, they went through the rooms, grabbing any remaining valuables.

But the whole thing with Ukraine and grabbing Crimea has people worried.

I assume he thinks Chuck Taylors are still as the sneaker of choice and supports the idea of grabbing a quick smoke before tipoff.

Tess Rillette was grabbing Lasseroe's arm, saying, "Please—enough has already happened—"

I went sideways out of the door, grabbing my gun as I rolled on the pavement.

I just can't look at those baking-powder biscuits without grabbing one; I'm that wolfish.

But before he could make the grabbing move the corridor door slammed noisily and the madman was gone.

The Dutch girl, singing a song of the lowlands, was grabbing clothes off a line, with no fear of running over an old man.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grabbing, such as: rapacious, avaricious, avid, covetous, demanding, and desirous.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.