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  Words related to wrestle

Related / Similar Words: wrestling, grapple, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, writhe, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist

 

Definition:
  • the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully";
  • engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate; "I wrestled with this decision for years";
  • combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force; "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority";
  • engage in a wrestling match; "The children wrestled in the garden";
  • to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling); "The prisoner writhed in discomfort"; "The child tried to wriggle free from his aunt''s embrace";

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    Hyponyms: mudwrestle, mud-wrestle, wrench

     

    Derivational Morphology: grapple, grip, wrestler, grappler, matman, wrestling, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle, rassling, twist, wrench, tornado, twister, wiggler, wriggler, squirmer, wiggle, wriggle, squirm

     

    Anagrams: swelter

     

     
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