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synonyms for scrounging

  • bum
  • freeload
  • hunt
  • sponge
  • wheedle

antonyms for scrounging

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  • give
  • offer
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How to use scrounging in a sentence

Let's say you don't think of scrounging off food stores or working out a way of freeloading or hitting soup lines.
THE OLD DIE RICHHORACE LEONARD GOLD
The dinner—the result of two days' "scrounging" under the direction of George—was too good to be true.
ADVENTURES OF A DESPATCH RIDERW. H. L. WATSON
When scrounging around early yesterday morning, I noticed that this place was all tumbled down, and not a soul living here.
DAVE DAWSON WITH THE R.A.FR. SIDNEY BOWEN
The mess kitchen was in darkness, and Buzzer began scrounging around.
500 OF THE BEST COCKNEY WAR STORIESVARIOUS
"Scrounging," an exciting operation whereby the required article is obtained by any means otherwise than legal.
NORMAN TEN HUNDREDA. STANLEY BLICQ
It occurred to me that Pop's ideas of scrounging might extend to Alice's favors.
THE NIGHT OF THE LONG KNIVESFRITZ REUTER LEIBER
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