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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WOBBLED

Stan laid over and wobbled around just as though he was hit bad.

Hen wobbled on his skates an instant, then turned, intent on escape.

He nodded, and this time his jowls bobbled instead of wobbled.

He wobbled his nose, which I understood to mean that he didn't care.

The Gel wobbled past him, slumped suddenly, flowed under a door.

It got to its feet and wobbled toward him, staggering crazily as it tried to reach him.

Some succeeded, some wobbled in and out of the danger zone, two failed.

“You closed your eyes at the last moment, and wobbled the gun,” said Remington.

Save for his nose, which wobbled slightly, he was motionless as a stone.

It shot down the groove, wobbled a while, ceased, ogling them: six.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, probably from Low German wabbeln "to wobble;" cognate with Old Norse vafla "hover about, totter," related to vafra "move unsteadily," from Proto-Germanic *wab- "to move back and forth" (see waver). The noun is attested from 1690s.

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