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flounder
used in The Two Towers

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Definition
to have difficulty — such as to not know what to do or to move awkwardly on unsure footing
  • With that the wretch floundered off into the flood.
    3.9 — Book 3 Chapter 9 — Flotsam and Jetsam (90% in)
  • Often they floundered, stepping or falling hands-first into waters as noisome as a cesspool, till they were slimed and fouled almost up to their necks and stank in one another's nostrils.
    4.2 — Book 4 Chapter 2 — The Passage of the Marshes (56% in)

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