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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grabble.

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Examples

  • It's certainly frustrating when you hold a report from your delegation and a handful of people come to it and you say, 'Why are not more people grabbled by this, involved in this -- what's going on?

    Women Who Dared - Judy Somberg on CHALLENGES

  • This are in essences issues we grabbled with in the first ten years of democracy.

    SPEECH BY OUPA MONARENG THE ROLE OF PARLIAMENT IN EXECUTING THE PEOPLES CONTRACT - STATE OF THE NATION DEBATE

  • The newspaper ended the article with the following words: "Just days earlier, Phillips was in her car at a stoplight when someone smashed the passenger-side window and grabbled her handbag."

    ANC Today

  • Two main responses developed in this regard: in the Diaspora, slaves and ex-slaves of African descent struggled against their second-class position in society and grabbled with their crisis of identity.

    The ANC and Challenges facing the African continent

  • With white claws of foam the sea grabbled at the shore.

    The Fisherman and His Soul

  • "In they prance, and Titi fingered the Urber and blubbed like two morts, and the hoppies grabbled him and what's your name, you're for iron."

    Exodus From The Long Sun

  • Some of them cleft the rocks with great axes; others grabbled in the sand.

    The Young King

  • Page 191 water and grabbled roots for the liberation of Guatemala.

    Cabbages and Kings

  • Nicholas removed the door-handle on the inside, and the wainscot there still showed a dull smear, rubbed by the poor creature's shoulder as she trotted round and round; also marks upon the door, where her fingers had grabbled for the missing handle.

    Shining Ferry

  • And he bowed, grabbled up a dingy handkerchief that dangled from him somewhere, wiped off his shriveled smile, and then declared that if frankness was a mark of the Marylander, he should always be glad to acknowledge his native State.

    The Colossus A Novel

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