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Verb
To move without the benefit of perfect vision
“I fumble for my wallet and set two ten-dollar bills on the counter.”
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Present participle for to deal with something clumsily or nervously, making a mistake or error in the process
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“I've met some reasonably powerful people in the world, and there's usually an aura that is quite difficult to crack, and you fumble for your words.”
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Present participle for move clumsily in various directions using the hands to find one's way
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“She clumsily opened her book and fumbled around for her pen.”
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Present participle for to idly touch or nervously handle
“The ball bounced in front of Scott Carson, who should have saved comfortably but could only fumble the ball over the line off his upper arm.”
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Present participle for to speak hesitantly
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Present participle for search unsystematically and untidily through something
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Present participle for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
Noun
The characteristic of being tentative
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Adjective
Not having or showing skill
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