- v move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
They clawed their way to the top of the mountain
- v clutch as if in panic
She clawed the doorknob
- v scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails
- v attack as if with claws
The politician clawed his rival
- s having or resembling a claw or claws; often used as a combining form
- s (of predatory animals) armed with claws or talons
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- Comeback bid falls short in 11th in Cumpton's debut
After the Pirates had clawed into a tie on Travis Snider's homer with one out in the ninth, the Dodgers scored twice in the 11th to take a 5-3 win over the Pirates on Saturday at PNC Park.
June 16, 2013 - Pittsburgh Pirates
- Claw of the land
Brooklyn has clawed its way to the top of the food chain. The Red Hook Lobster Pound was voted the country’s best food truck by the Web site The Daily Meal, which examined 450 trucks in 40 cities to compile a list of the country’s 101 best. “I...
June 14, 2013 - New York Post
Softball W-MU 4 L&M 3 The Wolves clawed out a narrow win over their SEISC North foe to end their eight-game skid. New London 2 Central Lee 0 Morgan Christner pitched a one-hitter, and the Tigers were able to translate their four hits into two runs for an SEISC South victory on Thursday. Baseball Lone Tree 12 New London 7 Lone Tree had 12 singles for 12 runs to claim a Thursday-night victory over ...
June 14, 2013 - Mt. Pleasant News
- Amy Poehler in Philadelphia Daily News
I scratched and clawed through mud and barbed wire and you just glided in on a dogsled wearing your pageant sash and your Tina Fey glasses,Poehler said at one point.
- Kobe Bryant in Times Online
We got a little stagnant and our rhythm wasn't what we like it to be,said Bryant. "We played well enough to almost steal the game but they played a lot more physical than we did and scrapped and clawed their way to victory. We have to...
- Jeff Garcia in USA Today
It's been a while since I felt this well about a game, the way we played,Garcia said after throwing for 312 yards and three touchdowns. "We never gave up, scratched and clawed for every inch out there."