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GRASP

 
a patient classification system.

grasp

(grasp),
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.

grasp

(grasp)
To seize or clasp, especially with the hand.
[M.E. graspen]

grasp

(grasp)
The act of taking securely and holding firmly.
[M.E. graspen]
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WHEN George Bush and Tony Blair grasped the nettle and set about freeing the Iraqis fromthe tyranny of Saddam Hussein, they no doubt knew they would suffer intense opposition from Saddamists, and equally intense criticism from doubters.
'Two promised deadlines have passed and it is time that the Government grasped the nettle and made a firm decision because farmers are currently having to pick up the bill for the Government failing to put a scheme in place and on time.'
Frustrated by having to put his plans for next season on hold because of Angel's indecision, Taylor has grasped the nettle and agreed to sign 28-year-old Allback from Dutch club SC Heerenveen.
At a glance not unlike the previous Clio, which sold nearly 2 million since 1998, in reality it is a far superior car in all respects, clear proof that the Renault design team have grasped the nettle and come up with a major challenger in the small hatch class.
THE Prime Minister has grasped the nettle with his announcement of a massive investment in council house building, funded by public borrowing.