Synonyms

1. grappling

noun. ['ˈgræplɪŋ, ˈgræpəlɪŋ'] the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat.

Synonyms

  • grapple
  • wrestle
  • hand-to-hand struggle
  • wrestling

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Rhymes with Grappling Hook

  • gobbledygook
  • create-a-book
  • undertook
  • undercook
  • vanhook
  • precook
  • overtook
  • overcook
  • mistook
  • kirkuk
  • forsook
  • unhook
  • unbook
  • stroock
  • retook
  • rebook
  • mccook
  • decook
  • chinook
  • snook
  • schnook
  • flook
  • crooke
  • crook
  • brooke
  • brook
  • zook
  • tooke
  • took
  • shook

Sentences with grappling-hook


1. Noun Phrase
Just allow the line to come out of your hand with the force of the grappling hook.

2. Noun Phrase
Untie the rope from your body and unhook your grappling hook from its target once you reach safety.

3. Noun Phrase
Coil the rope, then pack up the line and grappling hook.

4. Noun Phrase
At one end was a grappling hook, or the claw.

2. grappling

noun. ['ˈgræplɪŋ, ˈgræpəlɪŋ'] the sport of hand-to-hand struggle between unarmed contestants who try to throw each other down.

Synonyms

  • professional wrestling
  • contact sport
  • Greco-Roman wrestling
  • flying mare
  • sumo
  • wrestling hold
  • wrestling

Antonyms

  • defend
  • refrain
  • stand still

3. hook

verb. ['ˈhʊk'] fasten with a hook.

Synonyms

  • secure
  • fasten

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • work
  • disadvantage

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hook

noun. ['ˈhʊk'] a catch for locking a door.

Antonyms

  • negative charge

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hook

verb. ['ˈhʊk'] rip off; ask an unreasonable price.

Synonyms

  • fleece
  • overcharge
  • soak
  • squeeze
  • plume
  • rob
  • rip off
  • pluck
  • rack
  • gouge
  • extort
  • gazump
  • charge
  • wring
  • bill
  • surcharge
  • chisel

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • curliness
  • straightness
  • unbend

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hook

verb. ['ˈhʊk'] hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left.

Antonyms

  • inaction

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hook

verb. ['ˈhʊk'] make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle.

Synonyms

  • loop
  • intertwine

Antonyms

  • abduct
  • glycerolize
  • invest

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hook

noun. ['ˈhʊk'] a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook.

Synonyms

  • uncus
  • curved shape
  • curve

Antonyms

  • untwist
  • rotor
  • concreteness
  • concrete

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hook

noun. ['ˈhʊk'] a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • boat hook
  • implement
  • gig
  • fishhook
  • buttonhook
  • crotchet
  • meat hook
  • cup hook
  • skyhook

Antonyms

  • spread
  • fearfulness
  • gutlessness
  • linger

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hook

noun. ['ˈhʊk'] a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer.

Synonyms

  • draw
  • golf stroke
  • golf shot
  • hooking

Antonyms

  • underdress
  • dress down
  • dirty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • hoke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hoc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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