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scrabble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of scrabble

  1. a forceful effort to reach a goal or objective <it'll be a long scrabble to pull ourselves out of poverty> Synonyms battle, fight, fray, struggle, throesRelated Words effort, exertion, labor, pains, trouble, work; drudgery, grind, sweat, toil, travail; combat, conflict, contest, strife, tussle, war, warfare; attempt, endeavor, essay, try




scrabble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scrabble

  1. 1 to move (as up or over something) often with the help of the hands in holding or pulling <we scrabbled up a sand dune to get a better view of the sea> Synonyms clamber, climb, scramble, swarmRelated Words shimmy, shin, shinny, skin; ascend, breast [chiefly British], free-climb, get up, mount, scale, summit, surmount; claw, sprawl, struggle

  2. 2 to search for something blindly or uncertainly <he frantically scrabbled through the storage chest looking for the needed documents> Synonyms feel, fish, fumble, gropeRelated Words grabble; cast about, hunt, look, reach, seek (out); capture, clutch, corral, get, grab, nab, nail, seize, snatch; comb, dig (through), dredge, rake, ransack, rifle, rummage, scour





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