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How to use stagger in a sentence

It was the 'Æneid,' and I began at your bookmark and tried to stagger through a page, but it floored me.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
The sharper was one of those men who pull themselves together in a bad cause, as they stagger from the blow.
OVER THE SLIPRAILSHENRY LAWSON
A cry of joy burst from his lips, and he managed to stagger to his feet.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
The kneeling figure sprang to his feet with a fierce stagger.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
He made several trips, the last of which was to stagger under a huge burden of spruce boughs.
THE MAN OF THE FORESTZANE GREY
Tess watched him stagger along the shore through the rain, the shadows of the weeping-willow trees at last swallowing him up.
TESS OF THE STORM COUNTRYGRACE MILLER WHITE
The grants to the house of Russell were so enormous, as not only to outrage economy, but even to stagger credibility.
THE ONTARIO READERS: THE HIGH SCHOOL READER, 1886MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
In about two minutes' time the wounded bird seemed to grow giddy, and began to stagger.
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
The wounded youth managed to stagger to his feet, the white man aiding him.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
As the woman staggered away, Richard gave a stagger too, and seemed to himself to go reeling along the street.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STAGGER

  • astonish
  • bewilder
  • blow away
  • bowl over
  • confound
  • confuse
  • daze
  • dumbfound
  • flabbergast
  • knock over with feather
  • overwhelm
  • shock
  • stagger
  • startle
  • stun
  • stupefy
  • surprise
  • take aback
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