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He is vividly, fearfully aware of how much worse things might get than the rotten, tottering system he upholds.

The bankrupt ones are outlined in red, while the tottering ones have orange outlines.

Egypt is tottering between rule by Islamists and the military.

Bags had grown to this enormous monstrosity, wildly unfunctional, akin to tottering around on seven-inch heels.

And in all the rest of the world, half a dozen old men, if so many, tottering toward their graves.

See the tottering baby cling to its mother for support; watch it run to her when it is frightened.

He held out his hand to shake hers, and just as she gave it to him, the old grandmother came tottering up to ask some question.

I ran ahead of the tottering figure and she followed, her steps gathering strength.

The great body moved, gathered itself, stood tottering, gazing wildly about.

David mounted with misgivings as to whether the tottering beast had strength to carry him, but they crossed the ford in safety.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tottering, such as: dizzy, fluctuating, moving, suspect, teetering, and unsettled.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.