n. sport in which two competitors attempt to throw or immobilize each other by grappling
Her trainer, who pioneered wrestling in the UK, said: "Women tend to be mentally tougher than males - they're determined to win and it's the key to everything."
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I have some knowledge, however, of baritsu, or the Japanese system of wrestling, which has more than once been very useful to me.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Sikes looked on, for a minute, watching his opportunity, and suddenly pinioning her hands dragged her, struggling and wrestling with him by the way, into a small room adjoining, where he sat himself on a bench, and thrusting her into a chair, held her down by force.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Half the night he paced the floor, wrestling with this nightmare; and when he was exhausted he lay down, trying to sleep, but finding instead, for the first time in his life, that his brain was too much for him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
On different levels ourselves went forward; flower gathering some on the surface; others descending to wrestle with the meaning; but all comprehending; all enlisted.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
I had begun to be always decorating the chambers in some quite unnecessary and inappropriate way or other, and very expensive those wrestles with Barnard proved to be.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Come on, my enemy; we have yet to wrestle for our lives, but many hard and miserable hours must you endure until that period shall arrive.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley Context