Antonyms for handhold

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The reaction of the motion brought him slowly but surely to a handhold in the wall.

I leaned as far back as I could, and felt about for a handhold.

Except on the very edge of the abyss there was scarcely a handhold.

Then he had to snatch for a handhold as the spider-machine lunged into a dead run.

He clutched the handhold and rolled backward, as he had seen the men do.

"It sure does," responded Rob, hanging on to a handhold while he oiled a bearing.

It was easy to descend because there were so many rocks waist-high that afforded a handhold.

Wade decided suddenly to go into his room and stopped himself by grabbing a handhold.

He twisted, grabbed for a handhold and missed and shot up towards the surface.

He swung himself silently over the brink and hung by a handhold on the rock.

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