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  • v  collect or look around for (food)
  • v  obtain or seek to obtain by cadging or wheedling

  • But he hasn't forgotten the days when he had to scrounge.
  • Once the monarch of the seas, he is now forced to scrounge humiliatingly for sponsorship in a crass and unfeeling world.
  • Pulitzer-prizewinning humorist Dave Barry, 58, may have stopped writing his weekly column a year ago, but he managed to scrounge together some thoughts for his 27th book, out next .
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  • Simon Katich in
    It was a tense little period early on but thankfully Clarkey and I managed to scrounge a partnership together,said Katich, who fell 17 runs short of his fifth century in 2008 in a remarkable comeback after being out of the side for 2½ years....
  • John Manley in News1130
    A great many of them are just in the streets, and they scrounge, or they starve,said John Manley, a former deputy prime minister in Jean Chretien's Liberal government and now a member of CARE Canada's board of directors. "It's just another...
  • Hayley Wickenheiser in
    I saw kids his age who were orphans living on the street and being taken care of by the older kids around them, having to scrounge and fight for their food every day,Wickenheiser said. "They're on their own. I couldn't imagine my son and...

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