grappled

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Engage in a close fight or struggle without weapons; wrestle.
passersby grappled with the man after the knife attack
synonyms: wrestle, struggle, tussle, brawl, fight, scuffle, battle
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seize or hold with a grapnel.
This said, they grappled him with more than hundred hooks.

Submitted on January 17, 2017

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