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  • noun Plural form of groping.

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Examples

  • Anderson's "gropings" as a sign of delayed adolescence,

    Winesburg, Ohio; a group of tales of Ohio small town life

  • Her brain seemed in a whirl, and her sleep was broken by vain gropings for the form of Billy she imagined at her side.

    CHAPTER XIV

  • It dealt with man and his soul-gropings in their ultimate terms, plumbing the abysses of space for the testimony of remotest suns and rainbow spectrums.

    Chapter 35

  • For Americans sickened by the ongoing national spectacle of presidential sex conducted as sport, of casual gropings and casual betrayal, of stunning indiscretions and ludicrously loose lips, of private matters played out as public pornography, the story of Woodrow Wilson and his alleged lover, Mary Allen Hulbert, provides a charming respite.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • For Americans sickened by the ongoing national spectacle of presidential sex conducted as sport, of casual gropings and casual betrayal, of stunning indiscretions and ludicrously loose lips, of private matters played out as public pornography, the story of Woodrow Wilson and his alleged lover, Mary Allen Hulbert, provides a charming respite.

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • New York Times reporter Frank Bruni and magazine writer Elinor Burkett put the reader in parochial-school classrooms and vividly conjure the terror felt by children subjected to gropings and worse by the priests who were supposed to be their moral shepherds.

    Books About Scandals

  • New York Times reporter Frank Bruni and magazine writer Elinor Burkett put the reader in parochial-school classrooms and vividly conjure the terror felt by children subjected to gropings and worse by the priests who were supposed to be their moral shepherds.

    Books About Scandals

  • How dare you think about your body as something other than a walking uterus that is carrying something so dangerous that you cannot possibly grow it alone without monthly gropings!

    Probe Me Gently | Her Bad Mother

  • New York Times reporter Frank Bruni and magazine writer Elinor Burkett put the reader in parochial-school classrooms and vividly conjure the terror felt by children subjected to gropings and worse by the priests who were supposed to be their moral shepherds.

    Books About Scandals

  • Memories of adolescent gropings as that track played on a Dansette record player.

    A Particularly Cruel and Cleaver Trick. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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