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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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grapple
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • Potter dropped his knife, and exclaimed: "Here, now, don’t you hit my pard!" and the next moment he had grappled with the doctor and the two were struggling with might and main, trampling the grass and tearing the ground with their heels.

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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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