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synonyms for stumbling

  • amateurish
  • rude
  • stiff
  • all thumbs
  • artless
  • blundering
  • bulky
  • bumbling
  • bungling
  • butterfingers
  • coarse
  • floundering
  • gawky
  • graceless
  • green
  • having two left feet
  • having two left hands
  • incompetent
  • inept
  • inexpert
  • klutzy
  • lumbering
  • maladroit
  • oafish
  • uncoordinated
  • uncouth
  • unfit
  • ungainly
  • ungraceful
  • unhandy
  • unpolished
  • unrefined
  • unskilled
  • unskillful
  • awkward
  • clumsy
  • labored
  • tentative
  • bumbling
  • faltering
  • limping
  • lumbering
  • slow
  • stammering
  • stuttering
  • vacillating
  • wavering
  • claudicant
  • doubtful
  • gauche
  • imperfect
  • indecisive
  • inept
  • irresolute
  • maladroit
  • uncertain
  • unhandy
  • vacillatory
  • wooden
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antonyms for stumbling

MOST RELEVANT
  • adroit
  • artful
  • clever
  • convenient
  • dexterous
  • easy
  • elegant
  • graceful
  • handy
  • skillful
  • straightforward
  • adroit
  • clever
  • dexterous
  • easy
  • graceful
  • flowing
  • smooth
  • unhesitating
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            How to use stumbling in a sentence

            He walked about, stumbling over sticks and stones and stumps, sometimes falling down on soft moss, and again on the hard ground.
            SQUINTY THE COMICAL PIGRICHARD BARNUM
            The lowing of cattle and the soft stumbling tread of many unshod feet told him that some one was approaching.
            THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
            How I do wish sometimes to give Ritchie a jog, when there is some stumbling-block that he sticks fast at.
            THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
            This design reveals a stumbling-block that superficial people fall over.
            LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
            At this critical moment feet were heard clattering and stumbling up the stair as if in tremendous haste.
            THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
            Locating it would have been comparable to stumbling upon a solitary blade of grass, imbedded in ice at the South Pole.
            OLD FRIENDS ARE THE BESTJACK SHARKEY
            She heard him stumbling along the passage, heard the house door shut, and heard him pass by the window with a hurried step.
            SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
            She ran toward them, stumbling in a ludicrous fashion amidst the boulders, and then stopped a few yards away and gazed at Ida.
            THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
            The heart speaks eloquently in symbols first, and afterwards in stumbling words.
            MRS. FALCHION, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
            They stepped slowly and carefully, picking their footing, yet now and then stumbling on some unseen boulder.
            GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
            SYNONYM OF THE DAY
            OCTOBER 26, 1985
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            capacitor

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