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flounder
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

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Definition
to have difficulty — such as to not know what to do or to move awkwardly on unsure footing
  • Unable to straighten his legs, he learned to push himself about by leaning on a chair, his legs floundering.
    p. 16.7
  • Louie would long remember sitting there with his eyes wide, his mind floundering.
    p. 47.9
  • He floundered, unable to pull himself over the raft wall.
    p. 154.3

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