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shamble -- as in: he shambled along
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Oliver Twist
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  • They were a man and woman; or perhaps they would be better described as a male and female: for the former was one of those long-limbed, knock-kneed, shambling, bony people, to whom it is difficult to assign any precise age,—looking as they do, when they are yet boys, like undergrown men, and when they are almost men, like overgrown boys.

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  • She shambled about the house in over-sized slippers.
  • shambled along with bowed head

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