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grapple
used in The Mark of Athena

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
  • Grappling lines wrapped around the rails and the mast, digging iron claws into the hull's planks.
    p. 362.1
  • The crew of the Argo II assembled at the rail and cut the grappling lines.
    p. 377.2
  • Looking up, she saw grappling lines shoot from the Argo II and wrap around the statue.
    p. 565.7
  • They had secured grappling lines to the Athena Parthenos just as the floor gave way, and the final columns of webbing snapped.
    p. 569.1

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