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stumbling

adjective

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stumbling

verb
present participle of stumble

Synonyms & Antonyms of stumbling (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • the bride stumbled on the altar steps and landed smack in the arms of the minister

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2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually
  • stumbled twice while she was reciting the "Gettysburg Address"

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3 to move heavily or clumsily
  • the tipsy revelers left the path and wearily stumbled through the tangled undergrowth

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“Stumbling.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stumbling. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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