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 for To grasp at
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Grasp \Grasp\, v. i.
     To effect a grasp; to make the motion of grasping; to clutch;
     to struggle; to strive.
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           As one that grasped And tugged for life and was by
           strength subdued.                        --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
     To grasp at, to catch at; to try to seize; as, Alexander
        grasped at universal empire,
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