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As the continent is constituted currently, you cannot have a successful Pan-Africanism economically, socially, and culturally, while its biggest nation flounders.
AT 60, NIGERIA IS STILL A COUNTRY OF THE FUTURECMURRAYOCTOBER 1, 2020ESSENCE.COM
It’s unlikely the HEROES Act will get passed as is, but you know, a floundering industry can dream.
WHAT THE NEW ITERATION OF THE HEROES ACT WOULD MEAN FOR RESTAURANTSJAYA SAXENASEPTEMBER 29, 2020EATER
As Magic Leap floundered, it began to re-examine its options.
MAGIC LEAP TRIED TO CREATE AN ALTERNATE REALITY. ITS FOUNDER WAS ALREADY IN ONEVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 26, 2020FORTUNE
Starting several decades ago, four psychologists decided to examine how individuals flourish or flounder over the long run.
‘THE ORIGINS OF YOU’ EXPLORES HOW KIDS DEVELOP INTO THEIR ADULT SELVESBRUCE BOWERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A decade ago, city leaders floated a brand new City Hall complex but the idea floundered and the city, instead, began renegotiating its leases.
HOW THE CITY CAME TO LEASE A LEMONLISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 10, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
These drugs, which activate a slew of host defense genes, worked like gangbusters in mice yet have floundered thus far in clinical trials.
THESE CELLS SLOW AN IMMUNE RESPONSE. DERAILING THEM COULD HELP FIGHT TUMORSESTHER LANDHUISJULY 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It has a bathing beach where the gals show what they've got and fat men flounder and cavort far beyond their capacities.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Men crawled over one another, then dropped to the first open spot, to flounder there a moment, then roar in snoring sleep.
THE WHITE DESERTCOURTNEY RYLEY COOPER
Those who followed were compelled to flounder on the best way they could.
THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANSZACHARY F. SMITH
And they can go where horses couldn't do anything but flounder and probably cut themselves with their own feet.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLOUNDER

  • blundered upon
  • bumped
  • came across
  • came up against
  • chance upon
  • chanced
  • discovered
  • encountered
  • fell upon
  • found
  • hit
  • light upon
  • lit
  • lucked
  • met
  • ran across
  • stub toe on
  • tumbled
  • turned up
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