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Grasp as a verb is often used for physical actions involving hands. It implies using fingers to hold on firmly. SlideHold the handrail and grasp it firmly as you walk down the slippery stairs.
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Emotional intensityPlay
When grasp is used literally, it can suggest a sense of urgency or importance of the object being held. SlideIn a moment of panic, she grasped my hand tightly.