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wrestles

verb
present tense third-person singular of wrestle

Synonyms of wrestles

to seize and attempt to unbalance one another for the purpose of achieving physical mastery
  • the sisters wrestled on the floor over the last cookie

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“Wrestles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wrestles. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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