Part of speech:
A firm hold or grip.
A fastening, as a hook, buckle, or catch, to hold two things or parts together
A tight hold; a firm grasp:
A grasp; grip
A tight grip or grasp.
To continue to get along; carry on; cope:
To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
To try to throw or immobilize another person, especially by gripping with the hands.
To struggle roughly; scuffle.
(Informal) To try hard but with little or no success; specif., to struggle to survive
To contend or fight violently with an opponent
To attack or afflict suddenly or severely
To seek or find (one's way) by groping
To claw is to grab or tear using the nails on a hand or foot.
To grapple; to engage in close combat.
To involve oneself or become occupied; participate:
To grasp mentally; apprehend:
To catch with or as with a hook
To get possession of by unscrupulous methods
A form of sport in which the opponents struggle hand to hand, attempting to throw or force each other to the ground, traditionally without striking blows
To loosen; to relax; to remove the obligation of.
Conflict means to clash with someone or something.
To fight is defined as to participate in a physical or verbal disagreement, or to face something and struggle through it.
To close or join in a particular manner:
To join is defined as to bring or connect together or to become part of something that already exists.
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