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grapple
used in The Two Towers

2 uses
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Definition 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
  • Ropes with grappling hooks were hurled over the parapet faster than men could cut them or fling them back.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- Helm's Deep (58% in)
  • Grappling-hooks were hurled, and ladders raised.
    3.7 -- Book 3 Chapter 7 -- Helm's Deep (84% in)

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