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Attacked by sadistic rustics with a social media gripe, the owner of the Facebook-like ConFab tells Pickett that if he dies in the wilderness at least “it’ll go viral.”
Peer Khan uttered the fatal words, and Ghuffoor Khan wrestled out his last agony under my never-failing gripe.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
The pincers gripe, the pliers handle; the one is like the closed hand, the other like the fingers.
It was safe enough for a high-ranking labman to gripe about Security—in fact, it was more or less expected.
SECURITYPOUL WILLIAM ANDERSON
What has posterity done for us / That we, lest they their rights should lose, / Should trust our necks to gripe of noose?
It is weaker than Barbadoes or even hepatic aloes, and is more apt to gripe, &c., than the latter.
We gape, we grasp, we gripe, add store to 10 store; / Enough requires too much; too much craves more.
With a trembling, but eager gripe, he seized the paper, as a miser would seize the deeds of an estate on which he has a mortgage.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
When the gripe was slightly relaxed he said: "I am a poor adventurer, and fancied I could get money by robbing you."
JACK HARKAWAY IN NEW YORKBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The swords were made of wood, small in the gripe, and apparently less formidable than a good stick.

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