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What is another word for fumbling?

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To move without the benefit of perfect vision
“I fumble for my wallet and set two ten-dollar bills on the counter.”
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.”
Present participle for to fail to execute a skill or maneuver
“Should he fumble the catch, the ball can be recovered by the opposition.”
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.”
Present participle for to search by groping or feeling for something concealed
Present participle for to physically struggle or flail around clumsily
Present participle for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
The characteristic of being tentative
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Not having or showing skill
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