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scramble

noun (QUICK MOVEMENT)    /ˈskræm.bl̩/
[S] a hurried attempt to get something: After the death of the dictator there was an unseemly scramble for power among the generals.Hurrying and doing things quicklyBusy and active
(Definition of scramble noun (QUICK MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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