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Verb: wrestle  re-sul
  1. Combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force
    "He wrestled all his life with his feeling of inferiority"
     
  2. Engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate
    "I wrestled with this decision for years"
     
  3. To move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
    "The prisoner wrestled in discomfort";
    - writhe, wriggle, worm, squirm, twist
     
  4. Engage in a wrestling match
    "The children wrestled in the garden"
Noun: wrestle  re-sul
  1. The act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat
    "they had a fierce wrestle";
    - wrestling, grapple, grappling, hand-to-hand struggle

Derived forms: wrestling, wrestled, wrestles

Type of: battle, combat, consider, contend, debate, deliberate, fight, moot, move, struggle, turn over

Encyclopedia: Wrestle