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flounder -- as in: he floundered
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Bleak House
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  • Never can there come fog too thick, never can there come mud and mire too deep, to assort with the groping and floundering condition which this High Court of Chancery, most pestilent of hoary sinners, holds this day in the sight of heaven and earth.
  • They sometimes slipped and floundered for a mile together, and we were obliged to come to a standstill to rest them.

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  • She is floundering in college
  • Floundered on the uneven footing.

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