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Wrestle

Wres´tle
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Wrestled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Wrestling .]
1.To contend, by grappling with, and striving to trip or throw down, an opponent; as, they wrestled skillfully.
To-morrow, sir, I wrestle for my credit, and he that escapes me without some broken limb shall acquit him well.
- Shak.
Another, by a fall in wrestling, started the end of the clavicle from the sternum.
- Wiseman.
2.Hence, to struggle; to strive earnestly; to contend.
Come, wrestle with thy affections.
- Shak.
We wrestle not against flesh and blood.
- Eph. vi. 12.
Difficulties with which he had himself wrestled.
- M. Arnold.
v. t.1.To wrestle with; to seek to throw down as in wrestling.
n.1.A struggle between two persons to see which will throw the other down; a bout at wrestling; a wrestling match; a struggle.
Whom in a wrestle the giant catching aloft, with a terrible hug broke three of his ribs.
- Milton.
Noun1.wrestle - the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
Verb1.wrestle - combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force; "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority"
2.wrestle - engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate; "I wrestled with this decision for years"
3.wrestle - 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"
4.wrestle - engage in a wrestling match; "The children wrestled in the garden"
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