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  • n. Plural form of grapple.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grapple.

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Examples

  • And as Sith commander Yaru Korsin grapples with the looming loss of the paradise he rules and the race his people have come to depend upon, he must confront the dark possibility that the catastrophe may not be cruel fate but insidious sabotage.

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  • Roberts: McCain grapples with major fundraising challenge

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  • Here he was already locked in grapples with the great Guggenhammers, and winning, fiercely winning.

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  • Ezra Klein grapples with Tom Daschle’s withdrawal.

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  • The whole essay eschews formal analysis and comment, and just kind of grapples with the subject matter; strands of argument not really left dangling as much as intricately (read: confusingly, but coherently) tied in a personal twist.

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  • Ms Shoesmith, 55, told Radio 4's Woman's Hour that she "grapples" with carrying personal responsibility for his death every day.

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  • Ms Shoesmith, 55, stressed she "grapples" with concerns over her personal responsibility for the child's death on a daily basis and had had "many sleepless nights over it".

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  • She said she "grapples" with carrying personal responsibility for Baby P's death every day and had even considered suicide.

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  • Early on the teacher introduces the concept of palindromes to the children, and sure enough the film similarly adopts a mirrored structure with repetition of little elements and small events (the saving of a dog towards the end opening up life in a way that the saving of a woman closed it down at the start; the manner in which Pietro "grapples" with Eleonora at the start and end of the film) all creating a central core to the film which operates as a comfort zone that Pietro wraps as a buffer around him.

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