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Definition of grasp at straws

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Other terms relating to 'to attempt, try':

Definitions include: to attempt.
Definitions include: to attempt something without preparation.
Definitions include: a practice attempt, without performing the actual action.
Definitions include: broken.
Definitions include: something that is so exceptionally good or fun it could be as addictive as crack (i.e. crack cocaine).
Definitions include: to mistreat.
Definitions include: to attempt something.
Definitions include: to continue trying something that one has had difficulty with in the past.
Definitions include: to attempt to reach a goal.
Definitions include: to make an attempt.
Definitions include: to risk everything in some endeavor.
Definitions include: to make a strong attempt.
Definitions include: when a man gets a woman pregnant that he is not married to but does not want her to have the baby for fear of paying child support for 18 years.
Definitions include: to attempt.

Other terms relating to 'to lose, be defeated, fail':

Definitions include: to fail or err due to pressure.
Definitions include: See school.
Definitions include: to fail in one's responsibilities.
Definitions include: to fail
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: an instance of failure.
Definitions include: a defeat.
Definitions include: a total failure.
Definitions include: to do a poor job.
Definitions include: to stop working.
Definitions include: as a greeting, a rhetorical question asking about what's happening.
Definitions include: See own.
Definitions include: to fail.
Definitions include: a "professional wrestler" who loses matches so as to build up a featured wrestler's win/loss record and crowd appeal.
Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".

Slang terms with the same root words

Other terms relating to 'at':

Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: "at your".
Definitions include: in disagreement with.
Definitions include: acronym for "ass-to-mouth", i.e. sex in which anal sex is immediately followed by fellatio.
Definitions include: extremely aggravated.
Definitions include: at any moment; without persuasion
Definitions include: unable to tolerate any more.
Definitions include: exclamation useful when the conversation is going off tangent.
Definitions include: and the same to you.
Definitions include: to vomit outdoors.
Definitions include: to get rid of before entering a venue.
Definitions include: to be eager.
Definitions include: to measure.
Definitions include: to be aggressive towards.
Definitions include: acronym for "dine at the Y", i.e. to perform cunnilingus.

Other terms relating to 'grasp':

Definitions include: to boldly deal with a problem.

Other terms relating to 'straw':

Definitions include: the final incident before decisive action will be taken.

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