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grapple
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • But his brain had then refused to grapple with the theme and, desisting, he had covered the page with the names and addresses of certain of his classmates: Roderick Kickham John Lawton Anthony MacSwiney Simon Moonan Now it seemed as if he would fail again but, by dint of brooding on the incident, he thought himself into confidence.

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  • I’ve just begun to grapple with the problem.
  • the two men grappled with each other for several minutes

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