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Another word for flounder

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Verb
  1. To proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

      1. To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
      2. To proceed unsteadily or falteringly; flounder.
      3. To act or speak falteringly or clumsily:
      1. To move or stand unsteadily, as if under a great weight; totter.
      2. To cause to totter, sway, or reel:
      3. To astonish, shock, or overwhelm:
      1. To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
      2. To dance casually with sliding and tapping steps.
      3. To shift from position to position or move from place to place:
      1. To mix together, especially confusedly:
      2. To mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
      3. To put into a state of confusion; confuse:
      1. To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
      2. To move or proceed haltingly or unsteadily:
      3. An irregular, jerky, or awkward gait.
      1. To touch or handle nervously or idly:
      2. To grope awkwardly to find or to accomplish something:
      3. To proceed awkwardly and uncertainly; blunder:
      1. A soft rich candy made of sugar, milk, butter, and flavoring.
      2. Nonsense; humbug.
      3. To fake or falsify:
      1. To carry out badly or ruin through ineptitude; botch.
      2. To work or act ineptly or inefficiently.
      3. A clumsy or inept performance; a botch:
      1. To speak in a faltering manner.
      2. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
      3. To make a buzzing sound.
      1. A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
      2. To make a mistake.
      3. To move clumsily or haltingly.
    See also:

    thrive

  2. To move about in an indolent or clumsy manner

    See also:

    move

Another word for flounder

Verb
      1. To touch or handle nervously or idly:
      2. To grope awkwardly to find or to accomplish something:
      3. To proceed awkwardly and uncertainly; blunder:
      1. A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
      2. To make a mistake.
      3. To move clumsily or haltingly.
      1. To roll the body about or lie relaxed in water or mud.
      2. To indulge oneself to a great degree in something:
      3. To be plentifully supplied:
      1. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
      2. To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking:
      3. To have difficulty or make a strenuous effort doing something: