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  Definition of Grappling
  1. the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down
  2. the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
  3. taking the bull by the horns
Similar Words: wrestling, rassling, wrestle, grapple, hand-to-hand struggle, braving, confronting, coping with, tackling

 

Hyponyms: flying mare, professional wrestling, sumo, face, facing

 

Derivational Morphology: grapple, grip, wrestle, undertake, tackle, take on, cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, deal, manage, confront, face up, face

 

 
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