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avaricious marked by avarice; greedy, esp. for wealth; grasping.
chelicera either of the first pair of appendages of spiders, ticks, and the like, esp. used for grasping.
chin in gymnastics, to pull (oneself) upward from a dangling position while grasping a horizontal bar until the chin is level with the bar. [1/3 definitions]
clasp a grasping or gripping with or as if with a hand or arms. [1/4 definitions]
elephant either of two large mammals, one Asian and one African, that have a long, flexible trunk used for grasping food or lifting burdens, upper incisors elongated into curving tusks, and, in the African species, esp. large fan-shaped ears.
grip the act of grasping, seizing, or maintaining a firm hold. [1/14 definitions]
hand the part on the end of the human arm, used for grasping or holding. [1/17 definitions]
handclasp the grasping of each other's hands by two or more people, as a salutation or expression of affection, sympathy, or the like.
Harpy (l.c.) a person who is very greedy or grasping. [1/4 definitions]
hold1 the act of grasping by physical means. [1/18 definitions]
mouthpart (usu. pl.) any of several mouth structures of arthropods that are specially adapted for grasping, biting, piercing, or sucking.
on the uptake in understanding, realizing, or grasping.
pedipalp one of the second leglike pair of appendages of spiders and other arachnids, developed for a variety of functions such as fertilizing, grasping, or sensing.
piciform of or similar to birds, such as woodpeckers, that have two front and two back toes for grasping vertical surfaces.
pluck to make a grasping and releasing motion upon. [1/8 definitions]
prehensile adapted for seizing or grasping.
pull to move or try to bring something closer by exerting force or grasping (often fol. by "at"). [1/16 definitions]
quadrumanous having all four feet adapted for grasping, as monkeys and apes.
swarm2 to climb by grasping with the arms and legs.
tentacle any of various long thin flexible appendages that protrude usu. around the head or mouth of some animals, such as the octopus and the squid, and serve esp. for feeling or grasping. [1/3 definitions]