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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.”
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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“Ultimately, unless his fever was reduced with intravenous liquids, it would scramble his brain like eggs in a frying pan.”
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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, forced to scramble up steep bankings if two vehicles met on the narrow stretch.”
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To travel, usually with some measurable distance
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To move past someone or something with force
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To convert (plain text) into code
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To struggle tenaciously to achieve something
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To drive away or cause to vanish
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To act or proceed laboriously or clumsily
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To become entangled or intertwined
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To scatter or sprinkle, typically over a wide area
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To linger behind or wander from a main line or part
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Move slowly and carefully in order to avoid being heard or noticed
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Scratch or grope around with one's fingers to find, collect, or hold on to something
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Walk for a long distance, especially across country
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Prepare food, usually using heat
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Come out from a defensive position to make an attack
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Climbing of rock faces
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Plural for a rush or hurry towards a destination or goal
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“There would be a great scramble for jobs and cutthroat competition among workers at the time.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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.”
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Plural for 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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Plural for the state or condition of being topsy-turvy, disorderly or muddled
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Plural for a sudden quick movement towards or from something
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Plural for a sudden occurrence of or increase in a phenomenon, feeling or emotion
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Plural for a playful and lively movement or activity
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Plural for a confused mass of something twisted together
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Plural for a warning of danger
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