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grapple
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • ’To think,’ said Squeers, ’that you and me should be turning out of a street, and come upon him at the very nick; and that I should have him tight, at only one cast of the umbrella, as if I had hooked him with a grappling-iron!
  • ’Hear me,’ said Nicholas, ’and be thankful I have enough command over myself not to fling you into the street, which no aid could prevent my doing if I once grappled with you.

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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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