Thesaurus / tottering

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The student should see that this is a sure foundation and not a tottering, shaky structure.
Daphne, suffocated with anger and emotion, broke from him—tottering.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
She lagged, and Denver slowed his pace to support her tottering progress.
MASTER OF THE MOONDOGSTANLEY MULLEN
It was even then tottering on the verge of its grave, in spite of the brave front it kept up.
SECRET SERVICECYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
Tottering toward the door, he already had his hand upon the latch when Beorn arose and followed him.
MURDER POINTCONINGSBY DAWSON
They could no more stand erect on their tottering, lofty legs than they could fly.
Legs are clumsy and slow: think of tottering around on such stumps!
THE CROW'S NESTCLARENCE DAY, JR.
The foundations on which the house was built were tottering.
MARRIEDAUGUST STRINDBERG
"And a job in time, too," said Johnny Sims, indicating the creaking and tottering jam.
THE RIVERMANSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
I gave her a pat on the chin scarcely consistent with my aged and tottering mien and proceeded to shamble painfully to my room.
A STRANGE DISAPPEARANCEANNA KATHARINE GREEN

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