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Verb
Present participle for to wobble or move unsteadily
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“They bob and teeter while feeding, and move nervously and quickly over rocks, probing for active prey on the surface.”
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Present participle for to fluctuate between different states
“His voice would teeter on a high pitch between stability and insanity.”
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Present participle for to waver between different courses of action
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“Throughout the process, and largely in spite of ourselves, we would teeter between confirming our own theories and forming new ones.”
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Present participle for to move clumsily or ploddingly
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Present participle for to fall, move, or hang in a loose and ungainly way
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Present participle for hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to walk in an affected way
Adjective
Not firmly fixed and likely to wobble or fall
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Undecided or unsure of how to act
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Adjective
Having or involving a sensation of spinning around and losing one's balance
Noun
Lack of decision or purpose
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“Kate Sheedy is a very pretty, intelligent and articulate girl teetering on the brink of womanhood.”
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