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synonyms for scrambling

  • clamber
  • climb
  • contend
  • crawl
  • jostle
  • push
  • rush
  • scurry
  • vie
  • hasten
  • move
  • run
  • scrabble
  • scuttle
  • strive
  • struggle
  • swarm
  • trek
  • jockey for position
  • look alive
  • make haste

antonyms for scrambling

MOST RELEVANT
  • retreat
  • rest
  • stay
  • stop
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How to use scrambling in a sentence

MacRae was scrambling and sliding down from above, barely distinguishable against the bank.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Scrambling up the bank, revolvers in hand, they reached the trenches just as the insurgents were hurriedly evacuating them.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
Arabella Kinnaird, scrambling over a pile of ragged stones, came down heavily.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Scrambling, sliding, worrying in the dimness, I finally reached the less precipitous slopes of the base of the cliff.
VALLEY OF THE CROENLEE TARBELL
While he was scrambling with difficulty up the tall fir, Cyril stayed at the foot, and Kennedy determined to call him.
JULIAN HOMEDEAN FREDERIC W. FARRAR
Scrambling through some rough woods, he came out upon a moorland reaching towards the hills.
TALES AND FANTASIESROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
But he entered the dining-room at home in time to find June and Minetta scrambling hastily through their supper.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
So, scrambling aboard, I collected as many things as I could possibly transfer ashore.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
Mr. Monkey, with a bunch of bananas slung over his back, came scrambling up to the tree-house.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
"Oh, he just went on ahead," said Bumpo, who had seen his brother scrambling down the tree toward the ground.
MAPPO, THE MERRY MONKEYRICHARD BARNUM
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