Thesaurus / rummage
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Once, he disappeared to rummage about in the dark, further end of the long car.
THE CINDER PONDCARROLL WATSON RANKIN
Some of the party then began to rummage every drawer and corner of the house, amidst the very voluble abuse of my wife.
YORKSHIRE ODDITIES, INCIDENTS AND STRANGE EVENTSS. BARING-GOULD
I was allowed to rummage at my leisure in this mine of archological treasure.
VISITS TO MONASTERIES IN THE LEVANTROBERT CURZON
He looked at me in surprise, growled something through his teeth, and began to rummage in his portmanteau.
A HERO OF OUR TIMEM. Y. LERMONTOV
It would be meritorious not to leave a trace of pious men who rummage in your stomachs!
A dozen swarmed over, for all the world as if she were just carrion for them to rummage like crabs.
THE UNKNOWN SEACLEMENCE HOUSMAN
Those exporting manufacturers, who rummage foreign markets, are no better than so many buccaneers.
A rummage in the interior of the shop procured candle clips, and a variety of glittering bagatelles.
A VERSAILLES CHRISTMAS-TIDEMARY STUART BOYD
He quickly opened his big pack, and began to rummage amongst his knives and saws and hammers until he found a screw-driver.
FROM A SWEDISH HOMESTEADSELMA LAGERLF
There was nothing more delightful to her than to admire his beautiful things and rummage in his library.
LIFE IN A GERMAN CRACK REGIMENTWOLF ERNST HUGO EMIL BAUDISSIN
WORDS RELATED TO RUMMAGE
- be on the lookout
- cast about
- ferret out
- fish for
- go after
- look all over hell
- look high and low
- nose around
- run down
- scratch around
- search high heaven
- try to find
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