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synonyms for rummage

  • comb
  • forage
  • poke
  • scour
  • delve
  • disarrange
  • disarray
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • disrupt
  • disturb
  • examine
  • explore
  • fish
  • grub
  • hunt
  • jumble
  • rake
  • root
  • seek
  • shake
  • spy
  • toss
  • beat the bushes
  • dig out
  • ferret out
  • leave no stone unturned
  • look high and low
  • mess up
  • mix up
  • search high heaven
  • shake down
  • turn inside out
  • turn upside down
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antonyms for rummage

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  • arrange
  • calm
  • cover
  • neaten
  • neglect
  • order
  • organize
  • soothe
  • systematize
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How to use rummage in a sentence

She arose to go, then sat down again and said, "I hope you will be able to attend our Rummage Sale."
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
Utterly irrelevantly, Stanton brushed him aside, and began to rummage anxiously among the books on his table.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
Mzli laid both books on the lion skin and began to rummage through her pockets.
MAEZLIJOHANNA SPYRI
Then—for I was fretting to see and rummage over my new home with a measuring tape in my hands—we arranged to drive over.
THIRTY YEARS IN AUSTRALIAADA CAMBRIDGE
It would be meritorious not to leave a trace of pious men who rummage in your stomachs!
THE HISTORY OF YIDDISH LITERATURE IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURYLEO WIENER
These they carefully took out, and laid on one side, and then proceeded to rummage the boxes from top to bottom.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL, NO. 440VARIOUS
Not another thing could he rummage up around the shack to help him, no yarn, nor twine, nor goods of any kind.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
"We ought to have mental rummage sales and bundle out the rubbish we don't need," Christopher remarked.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
In the evening men went to bed, and during the night they heard a great rummage in the hall, and by the good-man's bed.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Come down to the place with us to-morrow afternoon, Mumsey, and we will have a grand rummage, said Eleanor.
THREE LITTLE WOMENGABRIELLE E. JACKSON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RUMMAGE

  • ataxia
  • chaos
  • confusion
  • derangement
  • disorder
  • hodgepodge
  • huddle
  • jumble
  • litter
  • medley
  • melange
  • muddle
  • mélange
  • rummage
  • scramble
  • shuffle
  • tumble
  • untidiness
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