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Those two lines cross, and slide up one another, and then there’s a grapple and capture.

Even the newest and most important addition to his arsenal, a grapple hook that lets you rocket toward and swing around structures, mountains, and enemies like you’re some sort of gun-toting Spider-Man, is derivative, and not that intuitive to use.

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In hindsight, like many who suffer from eating disorders, it was a misguided and desperate grapple for control at a time when the great themes of my life were in chaos.

The White House, however, does not grapple with the essentiality of good ground forces now.

In Ferguson and many towns like it, majority African-American communities most grapple with mostly white county governments.

I believe that there are evil acts, and I grapple with the idea of whether you can call people evil.

The slice of society he depicts is narrow, but its denizens grapple with the universal basics: family, mortality, love, ambition.

For the fourth year running, the ICA has had to grapple with the complexities of coordinating a group show.

We are of course in a peculiarly difficult position to grapple with this problem through lack of contemporary evidence.

At the moment he felt as if he could grapple the brute in bare hands and come off victor; and if otherwise—what matter?

A year before, their third cable had broken in mid-ocean, and it was now proposed to "grapple" for it.

We hope it will go on and agreeably grapple with the people in its own district whatever may become of the Jews.

Gilliatt was sufficiently familiar with marine rocks to grapple in earnest with the Douvres.

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On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to grapple, such as: confront, contend, cope, deal/deal with, attack, and battle.

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