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Example sentences from the Web for grasping
But there is a big twist in this story that has left both Grace Castro and Lozoya frustrated and grasping for more answers.
After a first go through, they appear to be grasping for what to do next.Westgate's Chilling Security Video Reveals Shopping Mall Bloodbath|Nina Strochlic|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And that is the key to grasping how we Americans can and cannot take him seriously as a would-be political messiah.
Grasping ambition, we suddenly wondered, might not be the province of plaintiffs alone.Supersize Me, Your Honor: Liebeck v. McDonald’s and Our Era of Ambition|James Poulos|October 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All have failed at grasping its themes, ironies, and allusions.The Great Gatsby, Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Is a Relentless Assault on the Senses|Marlow Stern|May 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The writer is unable to explain particular passages in any precise manner, and he is equally incapable of grasping the whole.Timaeus|Plato
Grasping the arms of her chair with both hands, her eyes fixed eagerly on his face, Lucretia Dalibard awaited the welcome visitor.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
For sinful men in the miry pit the rope is already let down, and their grasping it is the same act as the psalmist's cry.The Expositor's Bible: The Psalms, Volume III|Alexander Maclaren
The grasping home makes the pugnacious disturber of the public peace.Religious Education in the Family|Henry F. Cope
"I'm mighty glad to hear it, and I congratulate you," exclaimed Ralph, jumping up and grasping Ivan by the hand.The Mission of Poubalov|Frederick R. (Frederick Russell) Burton