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To move without the benefit of perfect vision
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Present participle for trip repeatedly as one walks
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“But the boy had seen it trip, stumble and fall into the road, to be knocked down and killed by an oncoming tractor.”
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Present participle for to fall down or to a lower level, especially abruptly
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Present participle for to trip or fall
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“Carlo shouted, which caused me to stumble momentarily until I realised it was the name of the song.”
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Present participle for make a mistake or repeated mistakes in speaking
“I stumbled over my mumbled responses, trying to form questions I knew needed asking.”
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Present participle for to move clumsily or ploddingly
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Present participle for to commit a mistake or error
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Present participle for to add (something) up incorrectly, make a wrong calculation of (an amount etc.
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Present participle for pause in indecision before saying or doing something
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Present participle for to enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation
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Present participle for speak in a confused or indistinct way
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Present participle for to take place or do something by accident or without intending to
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Present participle for to confound or perplex someone
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Present participle for to experience an obstuction of one's windpipe
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Present participle for to come into forceful contact with something
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Awkward, clumsy or socially inept
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Hesitant or uncertain
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Not clearly expressed or pronounced
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With the movement of one who is tipsy
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The characteristic of being tentative
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Noun
Lack of fluency
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