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scrabbling

verb
present participle of scrabble

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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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“Scrabbling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrabbling. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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