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Origin of clawed
OTHER WORDS FROM clawedun·clawed, adjective
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For every age, there have been subjugated people who have clawed for freedom and dignity.The Werewolf Novel as Post-9/11 Political Allegory?|Roxane Gay|May 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They clawed their way to the top, inch by inch, not letting anything stand in their way.Candy Crowley, Martha Raddatz: Female Moderators Rocked the Boat in Debates|Lauren Ashburn|October 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even Bob Dole clawed his way into a positive territory after the 1996 Republican fete in San Diego (32-29).Why Mitt Romney Has the Worst Favorability Ratings in Memory|Andrew Romano|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The clawed back wages will barely dent the $5.8 billion loss—but they send a message.JPMorgan Chase Earnings: CEO Jamie Dimon Comes Clean|Alex Klein|July 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Lieberman could not have clawed his way to victory without strong backing from Republicans.
He pulled himself jerkily erect and clawed the edge of the bar.Prairie Flowers|James B. Hendryx
Blondel's hands flew out and clawed the air as if he had the Paduan before him, and would tear it from him.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
Vorongil flexed his clawed hands nervously, stretching and retracting them.The Colors of Space|Marion Zimmer Bradley
But he clawed blindly, with animal instinct, at the hands closing on his throat.The Cartels Jungle|Irving E. Cox, Jr.
But she just clawed his pocket and burrowed and kep' yelling, 'Give him the stone, Augustus!'The Virginian|Owen Wister