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rummages

noun
plural of rummage

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rummages

verb
present tense third-person singular of rummage

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1 to come upon after searching, study, or effort
  • at the last minute she rummaged a costume from the attic

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2 to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something
  • he rummaged the desk drawer trying to find the spare keys

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“Rummages.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rummages. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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