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grapple
used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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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
  • If this fool who was grappling for her hand would only keep quiet for a moment, perhaps she could hear what they were saying.
    1.6 (43% in)
  • She pushed the thought firmly back into her mind and grappled with the more pressing emergency.
    3.21 (38% in)
  • She drew a deep breath and met his eyes squarely, all coquetry and airs gone as her spirit rushed out to grapple that which she feared most.
    4.34 (77% in)
  • "Run, Miss Scarlett!" yelled Sam, grappling with the negro; and Scarlett, shaking and screaming, clutched up the reins and whip and laid them both over the horse.
    4.44 (94% in)

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