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Definitions of gripe
n. - A vulture; the griffin. 2
v. t. - To catch with the hand; to clasp closely with the fingers; to clutch. 2
v. t. - To seize and hold fast; to embrace closely. 2
v. t. - To pinch; to distress. Specifically, to cause pinching and spasmodic pain to the bowels of, as by the effects of certain purgative or indigestible substances. 2
v. i. - To clutch, hold, or pinch a thing, esp. money, with a gripe or as with a gripe. 2
v. i. - To suffer griping pains. 2
v. i. - To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing closehauled, requires constant labor at the helm. 2
n. - Grasp; seizure; fast hold; clutch. 2
n. - That on which the grasp is put; a handle; a grip; as, the gripe of a sword. 2
n. - A device for grasping or holding anything; a brake to stop a wheel. 2
n. - Oppression; cruel exaction; affiction; pinching distress; as, the gripe of poverty. 2
n. - Pinching and spasmodic pain in the intestines; -- chiefly used in the plural. 2
n. - The piece of timber which terminates the keel at the fore end; the forefoot. 2
n. - The compass or sharpness of a ship's stern under the water, having a tendency to make her keep a good wind. 2
n. - An assemblage of ropes, dead-eyes, and hocks, fastened to ringbolts in the deck, to secure the boats when hoisted; also, broad bands passed around a boat to secure it at the davits and prevent swinging. 2

The word "gripe" uses 5 letters: E G I P R.

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after gripe (in bold), or to egipr in any order:
d -   griped   n -   pinger   p -   gipper   grippe   r -   griper   s -   gripes   y -   gripey  

Shorter words found within gripe:
er   erg   gie   gip   grip   ire   pe   peg   per   peri   pi   pie   pier   pig   prig   re   reg   rei   rep   rig   rip   ripe  

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