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scrounging

verb as in beg, forage for

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There are too many patients like Jack and Victoria scrounging around for years until they find a doctor who will listen.

She enjoys working there, but the $8-an-hour salary leaves her scrounging to pay the bills.

Scrounging was becoming difficult and I was eager to return my catch to Laila before the sun rose.

In other words, the Baucus bill slams single moms in the midst of a recession, when many are scrounging to make ends meet.

The Baucus bill slams single moms in the midst of a recession, when many are scrounging to make ends meet.

Let's say you don't think of scrounging off food stores or working out a way of freeloading or hitting soup lines.

The dinner—the result of two days' "scrounging" under the direction of George—was too good to be true.

When scrounging around early yesterday morning, I noticed that this place was all tumbled down, and not a soul living here.

The mess kitchen was in darkness, and Buzzer began scrounging around.

"Scrounging," an exciting operation whereby the required article is obtained by any means otherwise than legal.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scrounging, such as: sponge, wheedle, hunt, freeload, and bum.

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

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