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tak·ing hold

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grasping, taking hold, seizing, prehensionnoun

    the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles)

    Synonyms:
    prehension, grasping, seizing

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  1. Phil Watson:

    A big indicator that smart gun technology isnt taking hold anytime soon is not being mandated for the military or law enforcement, if these devices were actually practical, then every police department and military unit worldwide would be buying them.

  2. Vice President Joe Biden:

    They act like you're the community's problem, as if you caused the recession, see if these guys get what this is all about, because we've got to change the dismissive contempt that is taking hold in this new outfit.

  3. Tomas Kaberger:

    There is a more realistic attitude toward nuclear power taking hold in Japan so it would not surprise me to see a significantly larger role for renewable energy in the next energy plan.

  4. H. G. Wells, 1903:

    The forceps of our minds are clumsy forceps, and crush the truth a little in taking hold of it.

  5. Aaron Kohli:

    This negative sentiment is taking hold. It's a fever that needs to run its course.


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