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noun as in ascent

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While clambering over the fifth wall, he fell and broke his foot.

Swim to the edge of the moat and, clambering out, take to his legs was naturally the first impulse.

The gunboats now came up like a flock of hawks, and soon the Moors were clambering over the rails.

“That will do till after breakfast,” he said, coming to the surface and clambering out aboard the Viking.

The warrior who had first felt the weight of Tim's fist now began clambering to his feet.

The rest followed as best they might, clambering from ledge to ledge.


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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to clambering, such as: ascendance, ascension, climb, ascending, climbing, and lift.

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