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flounder
used in Howards End

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Definition
to have difficulty — such as to not know what to do or to move awkwardly on unsure footing
  • The foundations of Property and Propriety are laid bare, twin rocks; Family Pride flounders to the surface, puffing and blowing and refusing to be comforted; Theology, vaguely ascetic, gets up a nasty ground swell.
    Chapter 20 (7% in)

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