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synonyms for teetered

  • dangle
  • falter
  • flutter
  • lurch
  • reel
  • seesaw
  • stagger
  • stumble
  • totter
  • tremble
  • waver
  • balance
  • pivot
  • quiver
  • rock
  • stammer
  • sway
  • teeter-totter
  • topple
  • weave
  • wiggle
  • tremble precariously

antonyms for teetered

MOST RELEVANT
  • stabilize
  • steady
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How to use teetered in a sentence

He got up, planted both feet on it and teetered back and forth, chuckling up at Bud with his eyes squinted.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
For a moment the machine teetered, its wheels spinning wildly.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
"Well—" He teetered a little on his feet and stroked his mustache.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
He saw Darl strike its edge, bit his lip as his friend teetered on the rim and swayed slowly outward.
THE GREAT DOME ON MERCURYARTHUR LEO ZAGAT
Aggie teetered joyously, the while she inhaled a shockingly large mouthful of smoke.
WITHIN THE LAWMARVIN DANA
It teetered around on the edge of the big wash basin—the founting looks like a wash basin, and suddenly it fell in.
TURN ABOUT ELEANORETHEL M. KELLEY
The room swam and then teetered up and down, and everything seemed touched with a strange, wondrous light.
LITTLE JOURNEYS TO THE HOMES OF THE GREAT, VOL. 13ELBERT HUBBARD
Bob met the baleful glare from under his square brows, as the man teetered back and forth on his heels.
THE RULES OF THE GAMESTEWART EDWARD WHITE
The shiny thing he had carried rolled lazily along the grass, teetered on edge, plopped silently over.
THE WOMEN-STEALERS OF THRAYXFOX B. HOLDEN
Full in the face of the death tube he teetered forward, his arms reaching savagely toward the Earthman.
THE RED HELL OF JUPITERPAUL ERNST
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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