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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 clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
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  1. To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
  2. (Intransitive) To act clumsily or confused; to struggle or be flustered.
  3. To speak or act in an awkward, confused manner, with hesitation and frequent mistakes
To roll or pitch suddenly or erratically:
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  1. To roll or pitch suddenly or erratically:
  2. (Archaic) To prevent (a person) from getting his fair share of something
  3. To move with abrupt movements; move haltingly or jerkily.
To act hesitantly; show uncertainty; waver; flinch
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  1. To act hesitantly; show uncertainty; waver; flinch
  2. To stumble in speech; speak haltingly; stammer
  3. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
To cover or smear with or as with pitch
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  1. To cover or smear with or as with pitch
  2. To assign as pitcher:
  3. To assign (a player) to pitch
To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
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  1. To cause to be advantageous to one party rather than another:
  2. To poise or thrust (a lance) in or as in a tilt
  3. To forge with a tilt hammer.
To push or knock over:
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  1. To push or knock over:
  2. To bring about the downfall, destruction, or ending of.
  3. To lean forward as if on the point of falling; overbalance; totter
To walk, run, or dance with light, rapid steps; skip; caper
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  1. To walk, run, or dance with light, rapid steps; skip; caper
  2. To start or operate (a mechanism) by this
  3. (Slang) To experience a trip
To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
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  1. To move uncertainly or unsteadily; totter; stumble
  2. To act hesitantly; show uncertainty; waver; flinch
  3. To move unsteadily or haltingly; stumble:
To roll, pitch, or sway suddenly forward or to one side
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  1. To roll, pitch, or sway suddenly forward or to one side
  2. To roll or pitch suddenly or erratically:
  3. (Archaic) To prevent (a person) from getting his fair share of something
To go round and round in a whirling motion:
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  1. To go round and round in a whirling motion:
  2. To feel dizzy; have a sensation of spinning or whirling
  3. To feel dizzy:
To set, arrange, or incline alternately, as on either side of a line; make zigzag or alternating
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  1. To set, arrange, or incline alternately, as on either side of a line; make zigzag or alternating
  2. 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.
  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 alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
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  1. To alternate, as between opposing attitudes or positions; vacillate.
  2. To move or sway unsteadily or unsurely; totter.
  3. To totter, wobble, waver, etc.
To be on the point of failure or collapse
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  1. To be on the point of failure or collapse
  2. To proceed with feeble, unsure steps
  3. To rock or shake as if about to fall; be unsteady
To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
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  1. To twist or interlace (something) into, through, or among
  2. To form (threads) into a fabric
  3. To construct by interlacing or interweaving strips or strands of material:
To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
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  1. To move from side to side as a result of uneven rotation
  2. To waver or vacillate in one's opinions or feelings.
  3. To waver in one's opinions, etc.; vacillate
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 speak in a faltering manner.
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  1. To speak in a faltering manner.
  2. To move, act, or proceed clumsily.
  3. To blunder
To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
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  1. To say stupidly, clumsily, or confusedly; blurt
  2. To utter (something) stupidly or thoughtlessly.
  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 say (something) in a faltering manner.
  3. To blunder
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 struggle awkwardly to move, as in deep mud or snow; plunge about in a stumbling manner
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  1. To struggle awkwardly to move, as in deep mud or snow; plunge about in a stumbling manner
  2. To move clumsily or with little progress, as through water or mud.
  3. (Intransitive) To act clumsily or confused; to struggle or be flustered.
To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
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  1. To evade (an issue, for example); dodge.
  2. To refuse to commit oneself or give a direct answer; hedge
  3. To go beyond the proper limits of something:
To touch or handle nervously or idly:
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  1. To touch or handle nervously or idly:
  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 confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
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  1. To confuse or befuddle (a person or the mind, for example).
  2. To mix (a drink or the ingredients of a drink), especially with a muddler.
  3. To act or think in a confused way
To move clumsily (into or out of clothing)
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  1. To move clumsily (into or out of clothing)
  2. To shift from position to position or move from place to place:
  3. To move with short sliding steps, without or barely lifting the feet:
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 commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
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  1. To commit an act that is wrong; do wrong.
  2. (Obs.) To go astray; wander
  3. To be wrong or mistaken; fall into error
To mishit, strike incorrectly.
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  1. To mishit, strike incorrectly.
  2. (Theater) To miss one's cue or answer the wrong cue
  3. (Theater) To give an incorrect cue.
To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
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  1. To understand or perceive wrongly; interpret or judge incorrectly
  2. (Intransitive) To commit an unintentional error; to do or think something wrong.
  3. To understand wrongly, taking one thing for another, or someone for someone else.
To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
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  1. To move smoothly, easily, and quietly:
  2. To go, move, pass, etc. smoothly, quickly, or easily
  3. To put on or remove (clothing) easily or quickly:
(Intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
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  1. (Intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.
  2. (Intransitive) To fall or stumble.
  3. To cause (someone) to commit an error, trick into a mistake.
A foolish or stupid mistake
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  1. A foolish or stupid mistake
  2. A mistake typically caused by ignorance or carelessness.
A gross blunder in logical speech or expression.
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  1. A gross blunder in logical speech or expression.
  2. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Jean Baptiste François Bulliard (1752-1793).
  3. An official document issued by the pope and sealed with a bulla.
A bungling, or clumsy, act
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  1. A bungling, or clumsy, act
  2. A clumsy or inept performance; a botch:
  3. A bungled piece of work
A mistaken shot in golf
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  1. A mistaken shot in golf
  2. An act of foozling; esp., a bad stroke in golf
  3. The act of bungling, especially a poor stroke in golf.
(Sports) A ball that has been fumbled.
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  1. (Sports) A ball that has been fumbled.
  2. The act or fact of fumbling
  3. The act or an instance of fumbling.
A cylindrical covering of fur or other soft material into which the hands are placed from either end to keep them warm
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  1. A cylindrical covering of fur or other soft material into which the hands are placed from either end to keep them warm
  2. (--- Sports) A failure to hold the ball when attempting to catch it
  3. A small cylindrical fur or cloth cover, open at both ends, in which the hands are placed for warmth.
(Nautical) A kind of sail, a spanker.
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  1. (Nautical) A kind of sail, a spanker.
  2. (Informal) A clumsy mistake, especially one made in public; a faux pas.
  3. (Informal) A film or videotaped outtake that has recorded an amusing mistake and/or accident during the course of regular filming.
An erection of the penis.
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  1. An erection of the penis.
  2. (Slang) A stupid or silly blunder
  3. A blunder or an error.
One who blooms, matures, or develops.
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  1. One who blooms, matures, or develops.
  2. A person in the bloom or prime of life
  3. (Slang) A blunder.
A mistake; blunder
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  1. A mistake; blunder
  2. A stupid, silly, or credulous person
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