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    wrestle

    wrestle - Dictionary definition and meaning for word wrestle

    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (verb) combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force
    Example Sentence
    • He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority
    Definition
    (verb) engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate
    Example Sentence
    • I wrestled with this decision for years
    Definition
    (verb) to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    Synonyms : squirm , twist , worm , wriggle , writhe
    Example Sentence
    • The prisoner writhed in discomfort
    • The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt's embrace
    Definition
    (verb) engage in a wrestling match
    Example Sentence
    • The children wrestled in the garden
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