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  • adjective Lacking grip


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  • After the last gripless hand-shake, with the tremulous, "Take care of yourself, honey," the hard-working father and mother have turned their faces homeward, visibly affected by the separation, but resolved to shoulder the sacrifice of the daughter's much-needed help on the plantation, which oftentimes is all that they are able to contribute toward her education.

    Tuskegee & Its People: Their Ideals and Achievements Booker T. Washington 1885

  • Other bikes had rusted chains or wheels, torn seats, or gripless handlebars, or sand in the brake shoes.

    New Jersey Real-Time News Mark DiIonno 2010

  • When the Public Accounts Committee looked at it, they found amateurish working practices, endemic incompetence, and gripless management (see this blog).

    Burning our money 2009

  • And then, pinched of nostril and marble-cold, earth’s last little posy in our gripless hands, we should lie supine and — such was the irony of things — no longer greatly care to know.

    The Way Home 2003

  • 96: End of eWorld - 00: The carpenter's trade in the computer age - 03: Quill gripless ergonomic mouse - 04: One free iTune from Pepsi - 06: Thanks for 30 strange years - Class action madness - 1 keyboard and mouse to rule them all - 08: Major League Baseball and the Mac

    Low End Mac 2010


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