grasping

meaning: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth (adjective)

synonyms:greedy,


meaning: the act of gripping something firmly with the hands (or the tentacles) (noun)

synonyms:taking hold,


meaning: understanding with difficulty (noun)

example:The lecture was beyond their most strenuous graspings.




grasp

meaning: the act of grasping (noun)

synonyms:clasp,


meaning: an intellectual hold or understanding (noun)

synonyms:grip,


meaning: the limit of capability (noun)

synonyms:reach,


meaning: understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something (noun)

example:I have a good grasp of accounting practices.

synonyms:appreciation,


meaning: get the meaning of something (verb)

synonyms:dig,


meaning: hold firmly (verb)

synonyms:hold on,