wrestle

Part of speech: noun

Wrestler.

Part of speech: verb

To contend or grapple, as opponents striving each to bring the other to the ground.

Part of speech: noun

An act of wrestling.

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Usage examples "wrestle":

  1. Doctor in dejection lest his gallantry should no longer continue to wrestle with his good sense. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. I was forever turning aside to wrestle with my feelings on those things, and forever hesitating. - "The Readjustment", Will Irwin.
  3. Some exercise their limbs in tournament on the greensward, contend in games, and wrestle on the yellow sand. - "The Aeneid of Virgil", Virgil.