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synonyms for fumblingly

  • clumsily
  • stiffly
  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty

antonyms for fumblingly

MOST RELEVANT
  • adroitly
  • gracefully
  • skillfully
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How to use fumblingly in a sentence

He produced a cigar from the case in his pocket, and lit it fumblingly.
RAYTON: A BACKWOODS MYSTERYTHEODORE GOODRIDGE ROBERTS
Without support from beyond themselves the eye stares blankly and the hand moves fumblingly.
HUMAN NATURE AND CONDUCTJOHN DEWEY
"The Adelaide—" he mumbled, and groped fumblingly for coherent thoughts.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, JUNE, 1930VARIOUS
Then the sheriff fumblingly replaced his hat, his eyes wandering in uncertainty from Farnham to Winston.
BETH NORVELLRANDALL PARRISH
He no longer saw anything before him; his life was again buried in mystery where he wandered fumblingly.
LES MISRABLESVICTOR HUGO
They smiled at each other, and their instinctive hands fumblingly met.
BURIED ALIVE: A TALE OF THESE DAYSARNOLD BENNETT
She was not very quick of intellect, so she had to feel her way fumblingly.
THE BATTLE OF THE STRONG, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
He fumblingly folded his hands in front of him as he stood and looked back at me.
MEMOIRS OF A MIDGETWALTER DE LA MARE
He saw that I did, and fumblingly sought to fasten the collar again.
THE TOWER OF OBLIVIONOLIVER ONIONS
His hand flew to his breast pocket fumblingly, but too late.
THE PURSUITFRANK (FRANK MACKENZIE) SAVILE
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WORDS RELATED TO FUMBLINGLY

  • bunglingly
  • carelessly
  • clumsily
  • fumblingly
  • gawkily
  • gracelessly
  • inelegantly
  • ineptly
  • lumberingly
  • stiffly
  • unadroitly
  • uncouthly
  • ungracefully
  • unskillfully
  • with difficulty
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.