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used in Sycamore Row

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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
  • Deputy Mike Nesbit grappled his overweight self out of the car, said, "Evenin', Jake," and lit a cigarette.
    p. 89.6
  • Like father like son, he was still grappling with the aftershocks of his own nasty divorce, one won decidedly by his ex, who got the two kids and virtually all the money.
    p. 40.2

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