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grapple
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
to struggle:

typically a mental struggle — as in coming to terms with something

more rarely a physical struggle — as in hand-to-hand combat or moving something heavy or awkward
  • The public is too dumb to grapple with such issues.
    2.4 Part 2 Chapter 4 — The Sanction of the Victim (68% in)
  • But he could not grapple with it, he could not force his mind to accept it as worthy of thought, he could find no clue except his dim uneasiness and his revulsion-and he had no time to give it, he could not think of it now, he was facing his next caller seated in front of his desk-he was listening to a man who pleaded for his life.
    1.7 Part 1 Chapter 7 — The Exploiters and the Exploited (86% in)

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