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    grapple - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grapple

    (noun) a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope Definition
    (noun) a dredging bucket with hinges like the shell of a clam
    Synonyms : clamshell
    (noun) the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    Example Sentence
    • they had a fierce wrestle
    • we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully
    (verb) come to terms with
    Synonyms : contend , cope , deal , get by , make do , make out , manage
    Example Sentence
    • We got by on just a gallon of gas
    • They made do on half a loaf of bread every day
    (verb) to grip or seize, as in a wrestling match
    Synonyms : grip
    Example Sentence
    • the two men grappled with each other for several minutes
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for grapple

this when pronounced together..sounds like grapes and apples...so a fox STRUGGLING TO eat grapes and apple....

gRAPplE...concentrate on de capped letters.when someone tries to rape a girl,she grapples with the rapist

grapple->if you follow wwe..ders a guy called carlito who eats apple generally and spits it on d opponent..

grapple ~ grab + apple : the two men grappled with each other for several minutes to GRAB the APPLE

Grumpy apple fan always WRESTLE with others over superiority.

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