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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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