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teetering

verb , present participle of teeter

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1 to swing unsteadily back and forth or from side to side
  • he nervously teetered at the edge of the pool before finally diving in
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2 to move forward while swaying from side to side
  • the toddler teetered down the rink in her new ice skates
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3 to show uncertainty about the right course of action
  • was teetering on the brink of making a decision about college
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