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1. wrestle

verb. ['ˈrɛsəl'] combat to overcome an opposing tendency or force.

Synonyms

  • battle

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ascend

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Rhymes with Wrestle

  • trestle
  • tressel
  • pressel
  • graessle
  • dressel
  • wessell
  • wessel
  • vessell
  • vessel
  • vesel
  • ressel
  • nestle
  • nessel
  • messel
  • kessle
  • kessell
  • kessel
  • kesel
  • hessel
  • gessel
  • gesell
  • fessel

Sentences with wrestle


1. Verb, base form
Cutting against the grain eliminates some of the need to wrestle with the steak with a knife and fork.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The position around the hand should look similar to a grasp used to arm wrestle.

3. Adjective
Nurture that instinct by providing your cat with toys that she can pounce on and wrestle with.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
When puppies start to play, they typically wrestle, chase, play growl and bite.

Quotes about wrestle


1. Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
- August Wilson

2. The way I wrestle five-year-olds makes me think if I were ever attacked by a pack of midgets, I’d be OK.
- Jarod Kintz, $3.33

3. In El-harím, there lived a man, a man with yellow eyes.To me, he said, "Beware the whispers, for they whisper lies.Do not wrestle with the demons of the dark,Else upon your mind they'll place a mark;Do not listen to the shadows of the deep,Else they haunt you even when you sleep.
- Christopher Paolini, Inheritance

2. mud-wrestle

verb. wrestle in mud.

Synonyms

  • wrestle

3. wrestle

verb. ['ˈrɛsəl'] engage in deep thought, consideration, or debate.

Synonyms

  • consider
  • turn over
  • deliberate
  • moot

Antonyms

  • descend
  • linger
  • recede
  • ride

4. wrestle

noun. ['ˈrɛsəl'] the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat.

Synonyms

  • grapple
  • grappling
  • hand-to-hand struggle
  • wrestling

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • unweave
  • untwist
  • unbend

5. wrestle

verb. ['ˈrɛsəl'] engage in a wrestling match.

Synonyms

  • mudwrestle
  • fight
  • contend
  • mud-wrestle

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede
  • advance

6. wrestle

verb. ['ˈrɛsəl'] to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling).

Synonyms

  • writhe
  • twist
  • wriggle
  • wrench
  • squirm
  • move

Antonyms

  • rush
  • converge
  • enter
  • hop out
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