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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Wres·tle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wrestled p. pr. & vb. n. Wrestling ]
 1. To contend, by grappling with, and striving to trip or throw down, an opponent; as, they wrestled skillfully.
    To-morrow, sir, I wrestle for my credit, and he that escapes me without some broken limb shall acquit him well.   --Shak.
    Another, by a fall in wrestling, started the end of the clavicle from the sternum.   --Wiseman.
 2. Hence, to struggle; to strive earnestly; to contend.
    Come, wrestle with thy affections.   --Shak.
    We wrestle not against flesh and blood.   --Eph. vi. 12.
    Difficulties with which he had himself wrestled.   --M. Arnold.