grasping definition

  • adjective:
    • Exceedingly hopeful for material gain; avaricious.
    • hopeful for money; money grubbing.
    • Seizing; embracing; getting.
    • Avaricious; greedy of gain; covetous; near; miserly.
    • immoderately desirous of getting e.g. wealth
  • verb:
    • Present participle of understanding.
  • others:
    • desperate to get control of anything; covetous; rapacious; avaricious; exacting; miserly.
  • noun:
    • comprehension with trouble
    • the work of gripping one thing securely with all the fingers (or perhaps the tentacles)

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