From daring to be different to erogenous zones to what to do with your hands—not groping!
With ad revenue declining and audiences fragmenting, networks are groping for a way to survive.
Instead, Republicans are groping for answers as the slow march toward the fiscal cliff leaves them ever more divided.
Old English grapian "to feel about (as one blind or in darkness)," originally "lay hold of, seize, touch, attain," related to gripan "grasp at" (see gripe). Figurative sense is from early 14c. Indecent sense (marked as "obsolete" in OED) is from c.1200. Related: Groped; groping. The noun is Old English grap.
To touch, feel, caress, fondle, etc, with seeming or actual sexual intent (1250+)