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scuffling

verb
present participle of scuffle

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1 to move heavily or clumsily
  • she scuffled along in shoes that were much too large for her

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2 to seize and attempt to unbalance one another for the purpose of achieving physical mastery
  • the burglar and the homeowner briefly scuffled together in the dark

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“Scuffling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scuffling. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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