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Word: clamber

Definition: climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble


Sentences Containing 'clamber'

'I had to clamber down a shaft of perhaps two hundred yards.
But I was so horribly alone, and even to clamber down into the darkness of the well appalled me.
Now, it is no very easy matter for anybody--except those who are almost hourly used to it, like whalemen--to clamber up a ship's side from a boat on the open sea; for the great swells now lift the boat high up towards the bulwarks, and then instantaneously drop it half way down to the kelson.
Once Young would clamber on to Bon Scott's or Brian Johnson's shoulders during concerts and they would make their way through the audience with smoke streaming from a satchel on his own back, while he played an extended improvised guitar solo, usually during the song "Rocker" with Scott or during "Let There Be Rock" with Johnson.

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