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scrabbleverb [I + adv/prep]

uk   /ˈskræb.əl/ us   /ˈskræb.əl/
to use your fingers to quickly find something that you cannot see: He was scrabbling in the sand searching for the ring.
to try to get something quickly that is not easily available: The government is scrabbling around for ways to raise revenue without putting up taxes.
informal to climb quickly and without care: Paul scrabbled up the cliff, dislodging several small stones. We were scrabbling over the rocks as fast as we could.

Scrabblenoun [U]

uk   /ˈskræb.əl/ us   /ˈskræb.əl/ trademark
(Definition of scrabble from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scrabbleverb [I]

us   /ˈskræb·əl/
to move your hands or fingers quickly to find and pick up something, esp. something that you cannot see: She scrabbled around in her bag, trying to find her keys.
(Definition of scrabble from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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