Definition of Grasped

1. Verb. (past of ''grasp'') ¹



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Definition of Grasped

1. grasp [v] - See also: grasp

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grasped

grappling iron
grappling irons
grapplings
grapsoid
grapsoids
graptolite
graptolites
graptolitic
grapy
grasp
grasp all, lose all
grasp at straws
grasp reflex
grasp the nettle
graspable
grasped (current term)
grasper
graspers
grasping
grasping reflex
graspingly
graspingness
graspingnesses
graspless
grasps
graspt

Literary usage of Grasped

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1. The Complete Works of Gustave Flaubert: Embracing Romances, Travels by Gustave Flaubert, Ferdinand Brunetière (1904)
"They grasped his hand with the utmost warmth; he might for the future count on them. At last, just as everyone was leaving, ..."

2. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1893)
"THE PRIZE IS NEARLY grasped. TITO walked along with a light step, for the immediate fear had vanished; the usual joyousness of his disposition reassumed its ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1843)
"... the fierce passions of Galerius, as well as his deference to the superior wisdom and authority of Dioclesian. The ambition of the former grasped at ..."

4. The Bookman (1897)
"If science pursues it, it takes flight and cannot be grasped. Our intellect resembles those ancestors of ours who cleared a few acres of forest: whenever ..."

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