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grappling iron

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Synonyms for grappling iron

  • mainstay
  • ballast
  • bower
  • comfort
  • defense
  • fastener
  • foothold
  • grapnel
  • grip
  • hold
  • hook
  • mooring
  • pillar
  • protection
  • safeguard
  • security
  • staff
  • stay
  • support
  • kedge
  • mud hook
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Antonyms for grappling iron

  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • release
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GRAPPLING IRON

At that instant I suddenly arose and threw the grappling iron.

It came to the surface soon as touched by the grappling iron, which caught in the loose drapery around it.

Little had I imagined how difficult it would be to move the grappling iron, so heavy was the great length of rope.

At the oars was a youth vainly trying to look brave while at the stern a grizzled riverman dragged a grappling iron.

The trap will seldom be drawn more than twenty yards from the spot, and with a grappling iron is soon recovered.

Darwin began to put down a grappling iron on the outer side of the reef and to drag up coral.

Jimmy, the fair-haired pirate, hauled in on the alders and flung a grappling iron aboard my bank, which presently he ascended.

Throwing a grappling iron upon this ship, Cymon drew it close to his own.

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anchor

nounsomething used to hold another thing securely
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