Grappling in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Grappling

present participle of grapple | (gerund of grapple) An act in which something is grappled or grappled with. | A grappling hook or grappling iron.

Short Example Sentences for Grappling

  • 1. The spectacle was like the grappling of prostrate giants. 🔊
  • 2. Bromley jumped up, sudden realization grappling him. 🔊
  • 3. He was grappling with the hardest task he had ever had to tackle. 🔊
  • 4. Two lines were thrown, each with a grappling hook on the end. 🔊
  • 5. He was up in a moment, however, and grappling with his assailant. 🔊
  • 6. Three or four sailormen, one after the other, climbed the grappling lines. 🔊

How to use Grappling in Sentences?

  • 1. Frederick urged as an objection the difficulty of grappling with all the details of business. 🔊
  • 2. It was plain that there was a misunderstanding somewhere, but he shrank from grappling with it. 🔊
  • 3. You think of your wife, grappling with a kind of difficulty to which she is unaccustomed. 🔊
  • 4. The ring was as wide as the world; there were no corners to make grappling a possibility. 🔊
  • 5. He was silent for a few moments, grappling with this new pain that seared him to the heart. 🔊
  • 6. We could hire the hauling done, she pointed out, grappling at once with the details. 🔊
  • 7. The grappling of states individually with large industrial problems is now, he says, at an end. 🔊
  • 8. He was feebly grappling with a Sevenpenny which he could neither hold nor read. 🔊
  • 9. In the dim light she could see the three Italians grappling with the other men. 🔊
  • 10. While faction is grappling with faction, Twin curs with thy corpse for a bone? 🔊
  • 11. The man flew backward, arms flailing, and landed on top of one who was grappling with Hassan. 🔊
  • 12. Athenians and Laconians, sitting side by side, took up the combat, grappling fiercely. 🔊
  • 13. From some hand he had grabbed a rifle, and swung it crashing into the faces of those grappling him. 🔊
  • 14. And in his progress over the miles, his thoughts were grappling always with the problems by which he was confronted. 🔊
  • 15. Over and over in these pages you have read of "airy navies grappling in the central blue. 🔊
  • 16. Only has not the mistake been made of contending with and grappling results, when causes were in their hands? 🔊
  • 17. But by the time they should succeed in grappling the cable there would be sufficient light to enable them to complete their task. 🔊
  • 18. She is on night duty, and they are grappling with those awful cases all night as hard as they can go. 🔊
  • 19. Unburdened by the responsibility of fact, it brings relief to the soul from the grinding pressure of constant grappling with knowledge. 🔊
  • 20. He felt dazed, and incapable of grappling with the strange problems raised by the events of the last twenty-four hours. 🔊
  • 21. His was a man's soul, standing in the dark, grappling with a thing with which it could not cope. 🔊
  • 22. I came, he feared and doubted, grappling with monstrous suspicions, which the fading light encouraged. 🔊
  • 23. In grappling with them, thought is called upon for its greatest comprehensiveness, penetration, and self-consistency. 🔊
  • 24. Well, there was nothing for it but grappling again, and, as you may imagine, we were getting about six miles from shore. 🔊
  • 25. The looped-up derrick-fall was a double wire cable, running through a heavy iron sheave which carried the hook and grappling chains. 🔊
  • 26. In America, under such circumstances, the relatives of the missing man would send for grappling irons and an undertaker. 🔊
  • 27. A crash, a sputter of pistols, a crushing of timber, and grappling hooks had pinioned the two war-dogs in a sinister embrace. 🔊
  • 28. A few Sacs had scaled the redoubt ahead of me, and one of them was grappling with a Seneca just in my path. 🔊
  • 29. No more necessity for grappling and close quarters; the iron age was full in view, and wooden walls had outlived their usefulness, and must perish. 🔊