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adverb as in unevenly


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After his 2017 surgery left him unsteady and in pain, BJ was able to secure full-time care.

She doesn’t use a wheelchair all the time, but her gait is unsteady and her depth perception is affected so she needs someone by her side at all times when she walks, Marianne said.

The third walks unsteadily, led by a grown-up holding his hand.

The woman bent over unsteadily to grab her handbag from the street and slowly limped away.

They went a little unsteadily down the stone steps, a cold, damp air meeting them in the face, close and mal-odorous.

He returned unsteadily to his chair, and sat staring straight into the embers, his hands to his hot, fevered brow.

Paul rose unsteadily to his feet, and took the count's hand.

As he rose unsteadily Kilmeny closed, threw him hard, and fell on top.

He went on a little unsteadily, like a man who is not sure of his sight.

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On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unsteadily, such as: haphazardly, bumpily, choppily, roughly, and ruggedly.

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