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While these allegations exist along a spectrum of severity, from emotionally harmful language to persistent and unwanted groping, they echo the abuse that Annecy claimed to have been subjected to and imply a longstanding pattern of behavior.

I vividly recall, that day and the weeks afterward, people groping for a decent way forward.

“He was groping for some way to phrase the emotions that usually were kept securely locked up,” said Eleanor.

Miranda Barbour is said to have initially told police that she acted alone and stabbed the man only after he began groping her.

The U.S. Open of Surfing dissolved into vandalism, looting, and groping.

Instead, Republicans are groping for answers as the slow march toward the fiscal cliff leaves them ever more divided.

Groping to the chimney-place with the aid of his matches, Mr. Collingwood found the candle and lit it.

Donny found himself, dazed and alone, upon the cross-ties, groping toward the oncoming train.

Groping his way with half-closed eyes back to the bed, he falls again into a heavy, dreamless slumber.

They went into the haunted house then, groping their way in the darkness, for they had left their own lantern in the dory.

She knew the spot well, and groping for the wall, she stood breathless and spray-beaten beside the gulf.


On this page you'll find 29 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to groping, such as: dark, unsighted, amaurotic, blind as a bat, destitute of vision, and eyeless.

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