Definition of Grasping in English :
Define Grasping in English
Grasping meaning in English
Meaning of Grasping in English
Pronunciation of Grasping in English
Grasping pronunciation in English
Pronounce Grasping in Englishsee synonyms of grasping
understanding with difficulty
Example Sentences:'the lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings'
the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)
immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
Example Sentences:'they are avaricious and will do anything for money''casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields''a grasping old miser''grasping commercialism''greedy for money and power''grew richer and greedier''prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees'
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