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flounder
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

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to have difficulty — such as to not know what to do or to move awkwardly on unsure footing
  • It is something to have touched bottom anywhere in this bog in which we are floundering.
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (43% in)

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