Grapple sentence example
Here we have to deal with a transformation with which we can grapple, and which can be controlled for our purposes.
Origen thus solved, after his own fashion, a problem which his predecessor Clement had not even ventured to grapple with.
His intellect was profound and comprehensive, thoroughly qualified to grapple with the deepest problems of metaphysics, but by natural preference occupying itself mainly with the practical and moral.
Denmark, paturally unable to grapple with her powerful antagon.ists, was forced to yield, and the two duchies which were the subject of dispute were taken from her.
More than 31 countries currently grapple with a " chronic " water shortage.Advertisement
This shows that the principle of the dissipation of energy has control over the actions of those agents only whose faculties are too gross to enable them to grapple individually with the minute portions of matter which are the seat of energy.
It was from the young Greenland colony that an attempt was made to establish a new outpost in Vinland, but plans for permanent settlement were given up on account of the hostility of the natives, with whom the settlers felt powerless to grapple.
Berthollet's most remarkable contribution to chemistry was his Essai de statique chimique (1803), the first systematic attempt to grapple with the problems of chemical physics.
With Taylor's presentation of the difficulties with which morality is expected to grapple probably few would be found seriously to disagree, though they might consider it unduly pessimistic. But when he turns what is in effect a statement of certain forms of moral difficulty into an attack upon the logical and coherent character of morality itself, he is not so likely to command assent.
One grapple brought up the wooden kelson of a working boat, complete with mast sockets.Advertisement
Some months, like January in the depth of winter, are relatively quiet times, with no urgent tasks to grapple with.
He thus learned early to grapple with difficulties and to accustom himself to the necessity of precision in argument and expression.
Grapple opponents to the ground, smash enemies into obstacles and destroy the environment almost any way you please.
These two moderate Liberals acted in concert to grapple with colonial questions, which in 1894 had assumed a very serious aspect.
In accordance with this scheme Pericles sought to educate the whole community to political wisdom by giving to all an active share in the government, and to train their aesthetic tastes by making accessible the best drama and music. It was most unfortunate that the Peloponnesian War ruined this great project by diverting the large supplies of money which were essential to it, and confronting the remodelled Athenian democracy, before it could dispense with his tutelage, with a series of intricate questions of foreign policy which, in view of its inexperience, it could hardly have been expected to grapple with successfully.Advertisement
These are all questions that you need to grapple with, but only after you truly process what has occurred.
Students who choose distance learning may have to grapple with common myths and biases about their courses of study, but the truth is that an online education is equal to on-site learning in almost every way.
Tap the A button for a "weak" grapple manuever, and hold it for a "strong" grapple manuever.
He set himself at once to grapple with the difficulties and to unfold the principles of the Hegelian dialectic, and by his efforts he introduced an entirely new spirit into English philosophy.
This called forth a letter' from St Paul, who felt himself compelled to grapple at close quarters with teaching which he saw cut at the very root of his own.Advertisement
To grapple with this deficit, James Wilson was sent out from the treasury as financial member of council.
The problem of determining the perturbations of the (2) Q heavenly bodies is perhaps the most complicated with which the mathematical astronomer has to grapple; and the forms under which it has to be studied are so numerous that they cannot be easily arranged under any one head.
With indefatigable energy he at once attempted to grapple with the difficulties of the situation, waging an almost desperate struggle with sloth, corruption and incompetence.
The third may be characterized as a period of transition; it marks the adoption in earnest of a guerrilla policy on the part of the enemy, and an uncertain casting about on the part of the British for a definite system with which to grapple with an unforeseen development.
Thus the empire was compelled to grapple with all these varied conditions and to reconcile them as best it might.Advertisement
Before the arrival of these troops Harfln had met his death at the hands of an assassin, or else in an affray, and his uncle Shaibgn, who was placed on the throne, found himself without the means to collect an army fit to grapple with the invaders.
Among the most fatal and disastrous of these diseases with which the cultivator had long to grapple was " muscardine," a malady due to the development of a fungus, Botrytis bassiana, in the body of the caterpillar.