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grapple
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David Copperfield
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  • He quite shook hands with me — which was a violent proceeding for him, his usual course being to slide a tepid little fish-slice, an inch or two in advance of his hip, and evince the greatest discomposure when anybody grappled with it.

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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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