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    scavenge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scavenge

    (verb) clean refuse from
    Example Sentence
    • Scavenge a street
    (verb) collect discarded or refused material
    Synonyms : salvage
    Example Sentence
    • She scavenged the garbage cans for food
    (verb) feed on carrion or refuse
    Example Sentence
    • hyenas scavenge
    (verb) remove unwanted substances from
    Synonyms : clean
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scavenge

Remeber it with vultures, eagles which are well known scavengers..

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SCAVENGE or SALVAGE - To search for useable objects among rubbish or to search for decaying flesh as food. Animals such as the vultures and hyenas are termed as scavengers.

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