grab|ble

grab|ble
grab|ble «GRAB uhl», verb, -bled, -bling.
–v.i.
1. to feel or search with the hands; grope.
2. to sprawl or scramble.
–v.t.
to catch hold of; clutch: »

The speaker slowly rose, grabbling the face of the rock (George Washington Cable).

[perhaps frequentative of grab]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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