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Engelsk tillægsord: grasping

1. grasping immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey are avaricious and will do anything for money.
Casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields.
A grasping old miser.
Grasping commercialism.
Greedy for money and power.
Grew richer and greedier.
Prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)avaricious, covetous, grabby, greedy, prehensile


Termer med lignende betydningacquisitive


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)unacquisitive


Engelsk navneord: grasping

1. grasping (om erkendelse) understanding with difficulty


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe lecture was beyond his most strenuous graspings.


Mindre specifikke termerapprehension, discernment, savvy, understanding

2. grasping (om handling) the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)prehension, seizing, taking hold


Mindre specifikke termercontrol


Mere specifikke termerclasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, grip, hold









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