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To move hurriedly from or into a particular place or position
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“Meanwhile, those few who had managed to scramble ashore were sheltering below a ruined Turkish fort.”
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To make one's way quickly or awkwardly, typically in an upward direction
“Pedestrians took their lives in their hands, running the tree-lined gauntlet while being forced to scramble up steep bankings if two vehicles met on the narrow stretch.”
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To struggle or compete with others in an eager or uncontrolled way
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“This is a new benchmark for LCD production that competitors will have to scramble to emulate.”
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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“I typically scramble the arrangement of the grid so that there are two or three different forms of the bingo card.”
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To convert (plain text) into code
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To prepare food for consumption, usually using heat
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To struggle tenaciously to achieve something
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To drive away or cause to disperse
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To become entangled or intertwined
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To linger behind or wander from a main line or part
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To distribute or spread over a wide area
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To walk for a long distance, especially across country
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Come out from a defensive position to make an attack
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A rush or hurry towards a destination or goal
“For the next hour, it was a mad scramble for the finish line.”
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An eager or uncontrolled struggle against others to obtain or achieve something
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“There would be a great scramble for jobs and cutthroat competition among workers at the time.”
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A difficult or hurried clamber up or over something
“The trail starts off with a quite steep ascent and a bit of a scramble over rocky terrain to various viewpoints.”
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A disorganized assortment of things
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“There was a scramble of junk in the bed of the pickup to make it appear to be just another vehicle carrying scavenged items for resale at some bazaar.”
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The state or condition of being topsy-turvy, disorderly or muddled
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A trip or a set amount of traveling
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A playful and lively movement or activity
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A confused mass of something twisted together
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A warning of danger
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