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Definition of Wrestle

Wrestle

  1. To contend, by grappling with, and striving to trip or throw down, an opponent; as, they wrestled skillfully.
  2. Hence, to struggle; to strive earnestly; to contend.
  3. To wrestle with; to seek to throw down as in wrestling.
  4. A struggle between two persons to see which will throw the other down; a bout at wrestling; a wrestling match; a struggle.

Wrestle Quotations

Of course, there are those critics - New York critics as a rule - who say, 'Well, Maya Angelou has a new book out and of course it's good but then she's a natural writer.' Those are the ones I want to grab by the throat and wrestle to the floor because it takes me forever to get it to sing. I work at the language.
Maya Angelou

I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.
George Bernard Shaw

If you are going to wrestle a bear, try to stay away from all fish oil products, you know. I mean it's tough for me, because I love to rub myself with salmon oil every day - it's a great conditioner for the hair, skin.
Will Ferrell

One of the core ideas of the Bible is that meaning can be found in history. The sheer act of telling and retelling stories helps us to understand God's role in the world as well as our own position in a long line of ancestors who have wrestled with similar issues to the ones we wrestle with every day.
Bruce Feiler

We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him. On the other hand, we want to be Superman. But they're conflicting philosophies. Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we, as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons.
Wolfgang Petersen
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Wrestle Translations

wrestle in Dutch is kampen, worstelen
wrestle in Finnish is painia
wrestle in French is lutte
wrestle in German is ringen
wrestle in Italian is lottare
wrestle in Spanish is luchar
wrestle in Swedish is brottas
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