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Verb: scramble  skram-bul
  1. To move hurriedly
    "The friend scrambled after them"
  2. Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    - clamber, shin, shinny [N. Amer], skin, struggle, sputter
  3. Bring into random order
    - jumble, throw together
  4. (cooking) stir vigorously
    "scramble the egg whites";
    - beat
  5. Make unintelligible
    "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it"
  6. (military) quickly deploy vehicles, esp. aircraft, in response to an emergency or make an attack
Noun: scramble  skram-bul
  1. An unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    - scuffle
  2. Rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    - scamper, scurry
  3. A confused multitude of things
    - clutter, jumble, muddle, fuddle, mare's nest, welter, smother
  4. A motocross race

Derived forms: scrambles, scrambled, scrambling

Type of: agitate, alter, battle, change, climb, commove, disarray, disorder, disorderliness, disturb, go, haste, hurry, locomote, modify, move, raise up, rush, rushing, shake up, stir up, struggle, travel, vex

Antonym: unscramble

Encyclopedia: Scramble