"But you don't really mean it, Josie: you know you don't," he floundered.
Then he pushed past her, where she floundered, and lifted out his darling.
His horse had floundered in a snow-drift, and he himself was well-nigh frozen.
We had too much of it in our youth, we floundered in it up to our very chins.
Finally she began My Mammie, but floundered, broke down, and cried.