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

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRAPPLING

You think of your wife, grappling with a kind of difficulty to which she is unaccustomed.

He paused again, grappling with this amazing revelation of self.

Visibly an idea had visited him with which he was grappling.

“Grappling with life” and earnestly studying a profession then might have extinguished me.

Two lines were thrown, each with a grappling hook on the end.

Three or four sailormen, one after the other, climbed the grappling lines.

He flung up a rope 297 ladder with grappling hooks on the end.

Grappling for broken cable On the way from Misamis to Iligan, 87.

There they rolled, clawing, striking, grappling at each other's throats.

I let him come, and in a moment we were grappling hip and thigh.