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verb as in scramble

verb as in scrawl

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verb as in claw

verb as in fumble

verb as in grope


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Example Sentences

And when they scrabbled down the ladder to haul him in there wasn't nothin' in sight but that cork leg, stickin' up out of water.

Then he turned over and scrabbled madly with hands and feet for something that would hold.

He had earned a diploma by a correspondence course, and had scrabbled together a small practice among retired shopkeepers.

I leaped upward and hung for a moment, then pulled myself up and scrabbled out, tumbling in a heap on the ground above.

Spluttering and blowing, he scrabbled around and his fingers closed over a root.

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On this page you'll find 159 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scrabbled, such as: clamber, climb, contend, crawl, jostle, and push.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.