Usage examples for gripped

  1. Jane pulled off her gloves, swallowed suddenly, then gripped the doctor's knee. – The Rosary by Florence L. Barclay
  2. For an instant panic gripped him. – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  3. The misery of it gripped down into her soul. – The Emigrant Trail by Geraldine Bonner
  4. He gripped her firmly. – Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson
  5. Silver flung himself forward and gripped Garvington's coat. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  6. Madge gripped both arms of her chair to control herself. – Madge Morton's Victory by Amy D.V. Chalmers
  7. Without a word, 'Jimmy' gripped his hand and pressed it hard. – God's Good Man by Marie Corelli
  8. The fellow crept away unseen, and McAdams gripped West's hand. – The Case and The Girl by Randall Parrish
  9. She gripped his hands in answer, but she did not speak a word. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  10. He gripped me by the shoulders. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  11. MacIan fell on the bench, shaking it so that it rattled, and gripped it with his knees like one in dreadful pain of body. – The Ball and The Cross by G.K. Chesterton
  12. His fingers gripped the book. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  13. Prime gripped his fleeting courage and held it hard. – Stranded in Arcady by Francis Lynde
  14. The son of the King of Ireland held his shield closely gripped by the leather straps, as he spurs fiercely to meet him from the opposite direction. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  15. Something that was almost fear gripped her. – The Knave of Diamonds by Ethel May Dell
  16. They gripped one another's hands for a moment. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  17. He gripped my shoulder. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  18. Ingleby did not think it advisable to turn round, but he gripped the little fingers hard as he passed out into the darkness. – Delilah of the Snows by Harold Bindloss
  19. She was trembling, and she gripped his hand. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  20. Toby's hand still gripped the back of his chair. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell