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What is another word for fumbling?

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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.”
Verb
Present participle for to deal with something clumsily or nervously, typically making a mistake in the process
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“The principal started to stutter and fumble her words as she told the locksmith the storeroom had to have a different lock than the classroom.”
Verb
Present participle for to fail to execute a skill or maneuver
“Should he fumble the catch, the ball can be recovered by the opposition.”
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Present participle for to move clumsily in various directions using the hands to find one's way
“I had to fumble around in the dark as I groped around for the light switch.”
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Present participle for to search by groping or feeling for something concealed
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Present participle for to physically struggle or flail around clumsily
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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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“The jackknife was in my hand as soon as my fumbling fingers could manage the pockets on my jumpsuit.”
Adjective
Not having or showing skill
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