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Wrestle


WRESTLE, verb intransitive resl.

1. To strive with arms extended, as two men, who seize each other by the collar and arms, each endeavoring to throw the other by tripping up his heels and twitching him off his center.

Another, by a fall in wrestling, started the end of the clavicle from the sternum.

2. To struggle; to strive; to contend.

We wrestle not against flesh and blood. Ephesians 6:12.