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scrawls

verb
present tense third-person singular of scrawl

Synonyms of scrawls

(Entry 1 of 2)

to write or draw hastily or carelessly
  • scrawled a quick note, stuck it in their mailbox, and hurried off

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scrawls

noun
plural of scrawl

Synonyms of scrawls (Entry 2 of 2)

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“Scrawls.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scrawls. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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