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grapple
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Multiple Meanings
grapple

I’ve just begun to grapple with the problem.
to struggle:

typically a mental struggle — as in coming to terms with something

more rarely a physical struggle — as in hand-to-hand combat or moving something heavy or awkward

Even more rarely, grapple or grappling hook can be used as a noun to reference a tool (consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding) that is often thrown with a rope.
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