grasp at

phrasal verb
grasped at; grasping at; grasps at

Definition of grasp at

: to try to take or get (something) in an eager or desperate way They were ready to grasp at any possible solution. He grasped at the opportunity to speak with her.

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“Grasp at.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grasp%20at. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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