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grapple
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Persuasion
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  • Not till the first week of August, when he came home from the Cape, just made into the Grappler.
  • I was at Plymouth dreading to hear of him; he sent in letters, but the Grappler was under orders for Portsmouth.
  • He stood his chance for the rest; wrote up for leave of absence, but without waiting the return, travelled night and day till he got to Portsmouth, rowed off to the Grappler that instant, and never left the poor fellow for a week.

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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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