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To move or progress with difficulty:
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  1. To move or progress with difficulty:
  2. To exert muscular energy, as against a material force or mass:
  3. To contend or fight violently with an opponent
To indulge oneself to a great degree in something:
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  1. To indulge oneself to a great degree in something:
  2. To live or indulge oneself to an immoderate degree (in a specified thing, condition, etc.)
  3. To move with difficulty in a clumsy or rolling manner; flounder:
To do clumsily or poorly; bungle
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  1. To do clumsily or poorly; bungle
  2. To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
  3. To move clumsily or carelessly; flounder; stumble
To feel or make (one's way) awkwardly.
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  1. To feel or make (one's way) awkwardly.
  2. To lose one's grasp on (a football, etc.) while trying to catch or hold it
  3. To search (for a thing) by feeling about awkwardly with the hands; grope clumsily
To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
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  1. To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
  2. To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
  3. To move clumsily or carelessly; flounder; stumble
To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
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  1. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  2. To blunder
  3. To stumble
To do or make things badly or clumsily
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  1. To do or make things badly or clumsily
  2. To carry out badly or ruin through ineptitude; botch.
  3. To spoil by clumsy work or action; botch
To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
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  1. To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
  2. To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
  3. To go beyond the proper limits of something:
To grope awkwardly to find or to accomplish something:
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  1. To grope awkwardly to find or to accomplish something:
  2. To search (for a thing) by feeling about awkwardly with the hands; grope clumsily
  3. To lose one's grasp on (a football, etc.) while trying to catch or hold it
To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
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  1. To walk lamely, especially with irregularity, as if favoring one leg.
  2. To walk with or as with a lame or partially disabled leg or foot
  3. To move or proceed unevenly, jerkily, or laboriously, as because of being impaired, defective, damaged, etc.
To mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
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  1. To mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
  2. To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
  3. To act or think in a confused way
To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
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  1. To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
  2. To shift from position to position or move from place to place:
  3. To change one's position; to shift ground; to evade questions; to resort to equivocation; to prevaricate.
To arrange (the wings of a biplane) so that the leading edge of one wing is either ahead of or behind the leading edge of the other wing.
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  1. To arrange (the wings of a biplane) so that the leading edge of one wing is either ahead of or behind the leading edge of the other wing.
  2. To move unsteadily, as though about to collapse; totter, sway, or reel, as from a blow, fatigue, drunkenness, etc.
  3. (Sports) To arrange (the start of a race) with the starting point in the outside lanes progressively closer to the finish line so as to neutralize the advantage of competing in the shorter inside lanes.
To come by chance; happen
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  1. To come by chance; happen
  2. To miss one's step in walking or running; trip and almost fall.
  3. To strike or happen (upon a person or thing) without design; to fall or light by chance; with on, upon, or against.
To move with difficulty in a clumsy or rolling manner; flounder:
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  1. To move with difficulty in a clumsy or rolling manner; flounder:
  2. To move heavily and clumsily; roll and pitch, as a ship
  3. To roll about or lie relaxed, as in mud, dust, or water
To lie soaked in a liquid.
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  1. To lie soaked in a liquid.
  2. To tumble and toss about
  3. To roll about or wallow, as a pig does in mud
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