clamber


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Synonyms for clamber

Synonyms for clamber

to move or climb hurriedly, especially on all fours

Synonyms

Synonyms for clamber

an awkward climb

Related Words

climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

References in classic literature ?
Nothing would keep him on his perch; he must clamber down, comment upon the pebble in the door (which he regarded as an ingenious but unsafe device), help John with the portmanteau, and enliven matters with a flow of speech, and especially of questions, which I thus condense:-
I had to clamber down a shaft of perhaps two hundred yards.
The same number were ordered to clamber upon Hercules, some with spades to dig his eyes out, and others with bundles of hay, and all manner of rubbish with which they intended to plug up his mouth and nostrils, so that he might perish for lack of breath.
The base of the cliff was heaped with loose stones at the spot, and it was not difficult to clamber up.
A clamber over the hill into the adjoining vale brought him to the fence of a highway whose contours he recognized, which settled the question of their whereabouts.
He was opposite the forward end of the cabin, while I was attempting to clamber aboard near the vessel's stern.
He could clamber about the roof and windows for hours attempting to discover means of ingress, but to the door he paid little attention, for this was apparently as solid as the walls.
You do not, I suppose, want our horses to clamber up on the roof of the carriage in front of us?
All together they cleared three considerable chunks of wreckage, and then Bert was glad to clamber up into the cabins again and give place to a second squad.
I stepped on it, but it bent and gave way and I began to clamber up a fence which I could scarcely reach with my hands.
Turjun, the panthan, was the last to clamber over the rail of the Thuria, drawing the rope ladder in after him.
To clamber up that slim shaft without dragging Ja down and precipitating both to the same doom from which the copper-colored one was attempting to save me seemed utterly impossible, and as I came near the spear I told Ja so, and that I could not risk him to try to save myself.
I was just about to clamber along the jagged rocks which lie at the base of the cliff next to the sea, in search of some foothold to the top, when I chanced to see a canoe rounding the end of the island.
Instead, it stood a few paces from the tree watching the ape-man clamber out of the maze of fallen branches.
Again the man shuddered, but he hastened to make fast the flier, clamber again to its deck and lower it to the floor of the enclosure.