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synonyms for bumble

  • bobble
  • bungle
  • stumble
  • blunder
  • jumble
  • muffle
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As the xenobots bumble about, they can gather loose frog cells into spheres, which then coalesce into xenobots themselves.
TINY LIVING MACHINES CALLED XENOBOTS CAN CREATE COPIES OF THEMSELVESLAURA SANDERSDECEMBER 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The stumbles and bumbles have picked up in the sloppy conditions.
SEASON IS UNRAVELING FOR JIMMY GAROPPOLO AND THE 49ERS, WHO LOSE A SLOP-FEST TO THE COLTSMARK MASKEOCTOBER 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I bumbled my way through Super Rush racking up too many bogeys to count, but that’s okay because apart from its single-player campaign, otherwise known as Golf Adventure, I never felt any pressure to keep my scores below par.
‘MARIO GOLF: SUPER RUSH’: MAYBE A LITTLE BIT TOO CHILLCHRISTOPHER BYRDJULY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Erica Scharrer, University of Massachusetts AmherstFrom Homer Simpson to Phil Dunphy, sitcom dads have long been known for being bumbling and inept.
WHY ARE SITCOM DADS STILL SO INEPT?LGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 17, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
When some small, edible creature such as an ant bumbles against the strand, it breaks loose from the ground.
TINY SPIDER USES SILK TO LIFT PREY 50 TIMES ITS OWN WEIGHTSUSAN MILIUSMARCH 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He fixed his eyes on Mrs. Corney as he said this; and if ever a beadle looked tender, Mr. Bumble was that beadle at that moment.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
But dont you think out-of-door relief a very bad thing any way, Mr. Bumble?
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Very nice animals, maam, replied Mr. Bumble, approvingly; so very domestic.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Mr. Bumble made no reply, but in a slow and dignified manner put his arm round the matrons waist.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Mr. Bumble tasted the medicine with a doubtful look; smacked his lips, took another taste, and put the cup down empty.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
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WORDS RELATED TO BUMBLE

  • ball up
  • blow
  • bobble
  • botch
  • bumble
  • bungle
  • confuse
  • drop the ball
  • err
  • flounder
  • flub
  • foul up
  • fumble
  • gum up
  • louse up
  • mess up
  • misjudge
  • screw up
  • slip up
  • stumble
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