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grip (GRIP) (noun)
1. A tight hold; a firm grasp: The drowning swimmer is now safely in the grip of a lifeguard.
2. An intellectual hold or understanding: Ronald had a good grip on how to operate his computer.

gripe (GRIGHP) (verb)
To complain continuously in an annoying way; to whine on and on: June will gripe again in a constant and petty manner which is beginning to annoy Sam a great deal.

The teacher could hear the students gripe that they had too much homework to do.

grippe (GRIP) (noun)
An obsolete term for influenza; an acute contagious viral infection characterized by inflammation of the respiratory tract and by fever, chills, muscular pain, and prostration: There is a mild epidemic of grippe in the town this winter.

The local doctor had a good grip on the current knowledge about the new strain of grippe which was causing many people to gripe about feeling ill.