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scrabble

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a forceful effort to reach a goal or objective
  • it'll be a long scrabble to pull ourselves out of poverty

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scrabble

verb

Synonyms of scrabble (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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2 to search for something blindly or uncertainly
  • he frantically scrabbled through the storage chest looking for the needed documents

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The first known use of scrabble was in 1537

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“Scrabble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrabble. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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