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To grope around with one's fingers to find, collect, or hold on to something
“I began to scrabble and fumble around on the floor in search of some kind of weapon.”
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To scrape or scratch powerfully with hands or claws
“Birds and other unseen creatures scrabble about in the windswept bushes of central park, but I would rather not deliberate too much about that.”
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To move or climb up or over something, typically using one's hands
“Sometimes they would clamber from one waist-high rock to another, and sometimes they would scrabble up a slope of pebbles and small rocks.”
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To do something with great effort
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“Taylor Mead, like many of Warhol's aged stars, had to scrabble to keep financially above water.”
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To move or do something with great haste
“On the third day, we had to scrabble to finish our prints and set up an exhibit for that evening.”
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To search by groping or feeling for something concealed
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To move forward on the hands and knees or by dragging the body close to the ground
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To search for something, especially by digging into or through
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To write or draw (something), especially aimlessly or hastily
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To make a long, narrow superficial wound or mark on a surface, especially skin
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Plural for a hard struggle to achieve one's aims
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“She'd had a tough scrabble to get this far, only to find this oddity sitting in what she had expected to be the treasure chamber.”
Noun
Plural for a piece of writing or a picture produced carelessly or hurriedly
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