wrestling has definitions from the field of sport
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[ noun ] the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

Examples

"they had a fierce wrestle" "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"

Used in print

(Howard Nemerov, "Themes and Methods: The Early...)

His unsuccessful strivings to give_up drink are represented as religious strivings ; he keeps a bottle in a wardrobe at home , and `` before this wardrobe Praisegod_Piepsam had before now gone literally on his knees , and in his wrestlings had bitten his tongue - and still in_the_end capitulated '' .

Related terms

struggle grapple wrestle

2
[ noun ] (sport) the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down

Synonyms

grappling rassling

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