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Word: grapple

Definition: wrestle; come to grips with; take hold of and struggle with; Ex. grapple with the burglar


Sentences Containing 'grapple'

Each of the levels in the demo demonstrates one of "LittleBigPlanet 2"'s new features: The Grapple Hook in the "Tower of Whoop" level, the Controlinator in "Avalon’s Advanced Armaments Academy" and the Creatinator in the "Rocket Funland" mini-game.
He is best known for his novels which grapple with the sensual imagery of the human psyche.
He was suspended for the round 5 clash against Canberra after he had been charged by the judiciary with a grade one dangerous contact charge for a grapple tackle against Canterbury in the 24-12 loss in the previous round.
Mastracchio and Anderson also installed two radiator grapple fixture stowage beams on the P1 truss.
The consideration of these various facts impresses the mind almost in the same manner as does the vain endeavour to grapple with the idea of eternity.
The crew also completed a grapple of the Orbiter Boom Sensor System (OBSS) with the Space Station Remote Manipulator System (SSRMS) also known as Canadarm2.
The match, dubbed by famous American sports promoter Don King as the "Grapple in the Apple", began at 5.00 pm (UTC-5).
The participants grapple with issues like economic inequality, justice, diversity, trust, power dynamics, and leadership as they negotiate their way through labor-management relations, political turmoil, and natural disasters.
Their tasks included hooking up the ammonia and nitrogen lines to the new Ammonia Tank Assembly (ATA), installing the old ATA in the shuttle's payload bay, retrieving some Micro-Meteoroid Orbital Debris (MMOD) shields, bolting a grapple bar (which had been removed from the old ATA) onto the new ATA, and preparation of some cables on the Z1 truss and tools to be used during STS-132.
Towards thee I roll, thou all-destroying but unconquering whale; to the last I grapple with thee; from hell's heart I stab at thee; for hate's sake I spit my last breath at thee.
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