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used in Gone with the Wind

4 uses
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to have difficulty — such as to not know what to do or to move awkwardly on unsure footing
  • "Why," she floundered, "why—why, then we've got to raise three hundred, somehow."
    4.31 (25% in)
  • "But, Ashley," she began, floundering in a quagmire of bewilderment, "if you're afraid we'll starve, why—why— Oh, Ashley, we'll manage somehow!
    4.31 (69% in)
  • "Well," she floundered helplessly, "money does help, you know, Rhett, and God knows Frank didn't leave any too much.
    4.47 (62% in)
  • Scarlett floundered.
    5.61 (7% in)

There are no more uses of "flounder" in Gone with the Wind.

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