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Related to grabbed: falter, extensively, conceded, perpetually
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Manuel's body, cramped over from the hips, stayed like a statue; but his long arms grabbed the fish without ceasing.
He sprang forward and upset an old woman who was catching at a biscuit; the old woman did not consider herself defeated though she was lying on the ground- she grabbed at some biscuits but her hand did not reach them.
Dorothy grabbed fast hold of the buggy top and the boy did the same.
The King grabbed a big ruby and threw it at Kaliko's head.
Uttering a howl of rage the monster threw the Scarecrow after them with one hand and grabbed Scraps with the other.
When she fell she grabbed hold of the shelf with all the milk pails and stewpans on it, and it gave way and went down with her and made a splendid crash.
The little dog barked and made a dive for the shaggy man's leg; but he grabbed the dog by the neck and put it in his big pocket along with the apples.
Toto grabbed a finger and bit it; the shaggy man took his hand out of that pocket quickly, and said "Oh
The man grabbed his hat and rushed from the room, apparently determined upon a vengeful drunk.
Dorothy grabbed Billina in her arms and held her tight, and the machine embraced the form of the little girl with his left arm, the better to protect her.
With these words, he grabbed the log with both hands and started to knock it about unmercifully.
When he grabbed at the leg you drew it back and hit hint on the nose again.