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adjective as in wobbling

adjective as in wobbly

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Bigger than ever, the sport is at a crossroads, teetering between reverence for its healing past and fear of a pain-filled future.

Ousted Ukraine President Yanukovych was teetering on the brink of joining EU.

According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the animal is “teetering on the brink of extinction.”

Peter Quinn (Rupert Friend) is still teetering on the edge of Carrie's personal life; perhaps he'll be her new paramour.

“The car was teetering back and forth,” later said FDNY Capt. James Ellson of Rescue 3.

Only his mind was under attack, only his mind was afraid, teetering on the edge of control.

With a malevolent expression on his face, his beady eyes gleaming with cruel intelligence, he began teetering.

It was a town with a small stone church, from whose teetering cross one arm had been shot away.

The song stopped and Judge Priest stood in the opening, teetering a little on his heels.

Peggy hung over them breathlessly, and saw in fancy eighteen balls of yellow down, teetering on toothpick legs.


On this page you'll find 296 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to teetering, such as: dizzy, fluctuating, moving, suspect, unsettled, and vacillating.

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