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verb as in stagger, quake

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Planets detected by the wobble technique were “little more than phantoms,” Cowen wrote in Science News in 2007.

The moon causes the tides to change each day, but it also has a slight wobble in its orbit.

This set is also packed with thoughtful design details like thick cushions with removable covers, for easy cleaning, as well as bottom stabilizers to prevent wobble.

The telescope flexes slightly as it rotates with respect to the sun, introducing a wobble into its measurements that mimics parallax.

Since warmer oceans dissolve less carbon dioxide, atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rose and fell in concert with these orbital wobbles, amplifying their effects.

As the president neared the end of his remarks, a young woman beside him began to wobble, on the verge of fainting.

It turns out that as a slurring, stumbling Weeble Wobble of a trophy wife, Akerman really shines.

I feel my limbs wobble—his reputation is nearly as fearsome as his bushy mustache.

Few would hesitate to throw their speaker aside if his knees appear to wobble.

In the first half of the interview, this confidence seemed to wobble.

Then Tommy Kerr's brain, which for more than seven hours had been as steady as a sleeping top, gave a little wobble.

He was standing up, again looking about for a longer stick, when once more his brain gave a wobble.

At least, he had kicked one of the boxes out of place and the whole structure began to wobble.

Suddenly I felt the fill going soft under the drivers—felt the 44 wobble and slew.

It was the first quiver of his tremendous insecurity, the first wobble of that gigantic credit top he had kept spinning so long.


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to wobble, such as: careen, falter, flounder, lurch, oscillate, and quiver.

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