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Definition of Grasping

Grasping

  1. Seizing; embracing; catching.
  2. Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous; close; miserly; as, he is a grasping man.

Grasping Quotations

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
Buddha

Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.
T. S. Eliot

You can free yourself from aging by reinterpreting your body and by grasping the link between belief and biology.
Deepak Chopra

Radical simply means 'grasping things at the root.'
Angela Davis

Unlike the primate hand, the elephant's grasping organ is also its nose. Elephants use their trunks not only to reach food but also to sniff and touch it. With their unparalleled sense of smell, the animals know exactly what they are going for. Vision is secondary.
Frans de Waal
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Grasping Translations

grasping in German is packend, zupackend
grasping in Latin is tenax
grasping in Spanish is avaro
grasping in Swedish is fattande

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