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Noun
An unorganized collection or mixture of various things
“The scramble for jobs.”
Noun
A difficult or hurried clamber up or over something
“The next hour was a constant scramble through tangled trees, around in circles, and hiding behind bushes.”
Noun
An eager or uncontrolled and undignified struggle with others to obtain or achieve something
“As even public universities become more privatized, the scramble for external funding wedges the two castes further apart.”
Verb
Struggle or compete with others for something in an eager or uncontrolled and undignified way
“This is a new benchmark for LCD production that competitors will have to scramble to emulate.”
Verb
To undo the proper order or arrangement of
“Ultimately, unless his fever was reduced with intravenous liquids, it would scramble his brain like eggs in a frying pan.”
Verb
Move hurriedly or clumsily from or into a particular place or position
“Meanwhile, those few who had managed to scramble ashore were sheltering below a ruined Turkish fort.”
Verb
“Pedestrians took their lives in their hands running the tree-lined gauntlet, forced to scramble up steep bankings if two vehicles met on the narrow stretch.”
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