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stagger

verb

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1 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • I was so tired last night that I just staggered upstairs to bed without eating dinner

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2 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • a daunting problem that would make even the most decisive person stagger just a bit

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The first known use of stagger was in the 15th century

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“Stagger.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stagger. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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