Thesaurus / gripping

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

The reins trailed on the ground and the rider's hands were gripping the mane.
THE SHERIFF OF BADGERGEORGE B. PATTULLO
Peter held himself rigidly in the fear that he might disturb the hands that were gripping him.
HER FATHER'S DAUGHTERGENE STRATTON-PORTER
Stonor sat down on a grub-box, and, gripping his bursting head between his hands, tried to think.
THE WOMAN FROM OUTSIDEHULBERT FOOTNER
Then listen anew to His teaching talks, so homely and so gripping.
He was standing in the rumble, holding himself upright by gripping the back of the two front seats.
MOTOR MATT'S RACESTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
As they hurriedly admitted her, she stumbled against Madge, gripping her in a nervous embrace.
THE SECRET OF THE SUNDIALMILDRED A. WIRT, AKA ANN WIRT
The target swept clear, and Ailie, after gripping and releasing quickly several times, knew his gun had jammed.
AIR MEN O' WARBOYD CABLE
I saw the gleam of knives, the gripping of fingers, the mad outshooting of fists.
LOVE UNDER FIRERANDALL PARRISH
She put her hands upon his shoulders, gripping them fast, and bowed her head.
"You'll have to go, I allow," said the Westerner, gripping Merriwell's hand.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S REWARDBURT L. STANDISH

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