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synonyms for wrestling

  • contend
  • grapple
  • scuffle
  • strive
  • tangle
  • tussle
  • battle
  • combat
  • endeavor
  • essay
  • exert
  • fight
  • grunt
  • strain
  • work
See also synonyms for: wrestlings
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antonyms for wrestling

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  • agree
  • idle
  • laze
  • make peace
  • rest
  • surrender
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How to use wrestling in a sentence

Controlling it is “like wrestling,” one of its pilots told me last year.
THIS YEAR’S SUPER BOWL FLYOVER WILL BE UNLIKE ANY OTHERROB VERGERFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The firm called for Stimson to increase awareness of its philanthropic giving to Habitat for Humanity, a Tillamook County domestic violence shelter and local sports teams, including a planned donation of wrestling mats.
TIMBER TAX CUTS COST OREGON TOWNS BILLIONS. THEN POLLUTED WATER DROVE UP THE PRICE.BY TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTING, AND ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVEJANUARY 1, 2021PROPUBLICA
I had never been to a wrestling match, or much else live entertainment for that matter, and had no idea what to expect.
YOUR DAD EVER GET HIS ASS KICKED BY A PRO WRESTLER?EUGENE ROBINSONDECEMBER 18, 2020OZY
The conversation was, at first, solely focused on the world of professional wrestling.
NO GAME DAYS. NO BARS. THE PANDEMIC IS FORCING SOME MEN TO REALIZE THEY NEED DEEPER FRIENDSHIPS.SAMANTHA SCHMIDTNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Yet the news of Smith’s involvement with Brockman has left many wrestling to understand what happened.
A DODGY DEAL HELPED MAKE HIM A BILLIONAIRE. IT WORKED, UNTIL NOW.PETER WHORISKEY, YEGANEH TORBATI, KEITH L. ALEXANDERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I didn’t play basketball, I wrestled, so I had wrestling shoes.
HE AIN’T HEAVY. HE’S A CHILD MOLESTER.EUGENE ROBINSONOCTOBER 20, 2020OZY
Mary Daly does seem interested in wrestling with these dilemmas.
FED UP (EP. 390)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 26, 2019FREAKONOMICS
He called it "wrestling for her soul;" and I think his prayers were heard, for "God judgeth not as man judgeth."
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
Corydon, nervous and sick and wrestling with melancholia, would have to lie awake for uncounted hours and submit to this torment.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
Thence homewards by coach, through Moorefields, where we stood awhile, and saw the wrestling.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
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WORDS RELATED TO WRESTLING

  • angry
  • argumentative
  • battling
  • bellicose
  • belligerent
  • boxing
  • combative
  • contending
  • contentious
  • determined
  • disputatious
  • disputative
  • fencing
  • ferocious
  • hawkish
  • hostile
  • jingoistic
  • jousting
  • martial
  • militant
  • militaristic
  • pugnacious
  • quarrelsome
  • ready to fight
  • resolute
  • scrappy
  • sparring
  • tilting
  • truculent
  • unbeatable
  • under arms
  • up in arms
  • warmongering
  • wrestling
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