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 Meanings and Examples of CLAMBER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
clamber
 v.  climb with difficulty, especially on all fours; climb by crawling
Classic Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  But I was so horribly alone, and even to clamber down into the darkness of the well appalled me.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VI
2  I had to clamber down a shaft of perhaps two hundred yards.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VI
3  Levin walked after him and often thought he must fall, as he climbed with a scythe up a steep cliff where it would have been hard work to clamber without anything.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 5
4  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.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
5  Then he entered through a gap in the fence into the elephant's enclosure and helped the young ones to clamber through the breach.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—IN WHICH LITTLE GAVROCHE EXTRACTS PROFIT FROM ...
6  The musicians clambered upon their platform, black, grinning, their fat cheeks already shining with perspiration, and began tuning their fiddles and sawing and whanging with their bows in anticipatory importance.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
7  We clambered up to the front seat and jolted off past the little pond and along the road that climbed to the big cornfield.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: III
8  Anna Hansen shook the reins and they drove on, while I zigzagged back to my inlet and clambered up behind an overhanging elm.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
9  He came to a fence and clambered over it.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 8
10  I clambered out upon the sill, but I hesitated to jump until I should have heard what passed between my saviour and the ruffian who pursued me.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IX. THE ADVENTURE OF THE ENGINEER’S THUMB
11  Then he clambered up to the rim of the hollow, and crawled about among the ferns and bushes.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. The Adventure of Silver Blaze
12  But a terrible dread of lying helpless in that remote and awful twilight sustained me while I clambered upon the saddle.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
13  At twilight, he clambered down over the wall into the garden of the enchantress, hastily clutched a handful of rampion, and took it to his wife.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
14  In the gloom of evening therefore, he let himself down again; but when he had clambered down the wall he was terribly afraid, for he saw the enchantress standing before him.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In RAPUNZEL
15  And clutching at the cold door post, she clambered up the steps and got rapidly into the corridor of the carriage.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 30
Example Sentence:
1  Harry manages to clamber over the wall and tries to swim ashore.
2  On the campaign trail before a general election, Mr Hariri has clambered atop cars, posed with fans and cuddled up to children in search of the best snap of himself.