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  • verbwalk falteringly
  • verbastound, shock

synonyms for staggered

  • careen
  • falter
  • lurch
  • reel
  • shake
  • teeter
  • wobble
  • alternate
  • dither
  • halt
  • hesitate
  • overlap
  • pitch
  • stammer
  • step
  • sway
  • swing
  • topple
  • totter
  • vacillate
  • waver
  • wheel
  • zigzag
  • titubate
  • whiffle
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antonyms for staggered

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  • carry on
  • continue
  • stay
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How to use staggered in a sentence

The play is double trouble, with George flying around a stagger screen and Leonard jostling for a snug position down on the left block.
IF KAWHI TURNS HIS BACK TO THE BASKET, WATCH OUTMICHAEL PINASEPTEMBER 3, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
He had a drunken stagger and slurred speech, so putting two and two together, I figured security had eighty-sixed him.
THE ACCIDENTAL ATTEMPTED MURDEREUGENE ROBINSONSEPTEMBER 2, 2020OZY
He staggered along with much difficulty and managed to complete half of it by Christmas.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The drunken Man staggered to his feet, and hiccupped vehemently in the face of the assembled Gods.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
In this case, the holes in the tracker bar are made smaller than usual and they are staggered--or arranged in two rows.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Black Hood fell back from the door, staggered by his first contact with that hissing gray hell.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
As she turned the corner, a lame child in a calico dress and torn hood staggered past her bent with the weight of a heavy basket.
TESSA WADSWORTH'S DISCIPLINEJENNIE M. DRINKWATER
The carnage was awful, and the charging columns halted, staggered, and then began to reel back.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Black Hood staggered to his feet, his brain still whirling from that blow to his head.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
The blind came down with a rush, there was a little tinkle of glass, and the general staggered back with his hand to his shoulder.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
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WORDS RELATED TO STAGGERED

  • V-shaped
  • Y-shaped
  • akimbo
  • bifurcate
  • cornered
  • crooked
  • crossing
  • crotched
  • divaricate
  • forked
  • intersecting
  • jagged
  • oblique
  • sharp-cornered
  • skewed
  • slanted
  • staggered
  • zigzag
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