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See definition of gripped on Dictionary.com
  • verbhold tightly
  • verbentrance, enchant

synonyms for gripped

  • clutch
  • grasp
  • clasp
  • clench
  • clinch
  • nab
  • seize
  • snag
  • snatch
  • take
  • clap a hand on
  • get one's hands on
  • latch on to
  • lay hands on
  • take hold of
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antonyms for gripped

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  • let go
  • give
  • loose
  • offer
  • receive
  • release
  • disgust
  • repel
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How to use gripped in a sentence

As Einstein came to grips with Mach’s rejection of relativity, the world of physics was rocked by quantum theory, a revolution Einstein had helped to spark but now refused to join.
WHEN EINSTEIN TILTED AT WINDMILLS - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSAMANDA GEFTERNOVEMBER 18, 2020NAUTILUS
Together, a robotic hand could use its eyes to scan an object, plan its movements for grasp, and use touch for feedback to adjust its grip.
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I felt like shouting this to the wind, but my grip on the paddle was slipping with sweat, even as my shirt darkened in the cold, wet air.
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On an expedition, an adventurer in the grips of mental distress may be unable to operate at full capacity, may lose focus, and could make dangerous decisions without someone along who’s been trained to help.
MEET THE WOMAN TEACHING THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SURVIVALEMILY SOHNNOVEMBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
They’re constructed like mountain-bike gloves, with a snug fit, Velcro closures around the wrists, and a synthetic leather palm that gives me a direct interface with my grips.
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He recalled that Gloria was on their side in 2010 when they tried to to raise sales taxes for a city then in the grips of structural revenue deficits, and in 2012 when they fought a ballot measure to end pensions for new, non-police city hires.
SAN DIEGO IS A BIG CITY – TODD GLORIA WANTS IT TO ACT LIKE ONEANDREW KEATTSNOVEMBER 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The full metal body and non-slip knurled grip provide the ideal weight and balance for “fatigue-free” work.
MECHANICAL PENCILS TO KEEP FOREVERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMNOVEMBER 2, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
At the time, the losses of Bell and Brown seemed to suggest Tomlin was losing his grip on the locker room.
AFTER THEIR FOUNDATION APPEARED SHAKEN, THE STEELERS EMERGED AS ONE OF THE NFL’S BESTADAM KILGOREOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Here are some pictures from around the world that show what school looks like in October 2020 in the grip of the worst pandemic in more than 100 years.
WHAT SCHOOL LOOKS LIKE NOW — IN STRIKING PICTURES FROM AROUND THE WORLDVALERIE STRAUSSOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The dental industry was already in the grips of change before the pandemic started.
INSIDE AMERICAN DENTISTRY’S IDENTITY CRISISRACHEL SCHALLOMOCTOBER 27, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO GRIPPED

  • absorbed
  • all wound up
  • assiduous
  • bugged
  • busy
  • captivated
  • caught up
  • caught up in
  • consumed
  • deep
  • diligent
  • engaged
  • enthralled
  • fascinated
  • fiend for
  • gone
  • gripped
  • head over heels
  • heavily into
  • hooked
  • hung up
  • immersed
  • industrious
  • intent
  • into
  • intrigued
  • lost
  • occupied
  • rapt
  • really into
  • riveted
  • sedulous
  • submerged
  • taken up with
  • tied up
  • turned on
  • up to here in
  • wrapped up
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