blunder


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Synonyms for blunder

make a mistake

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Antonyms

  • be correct
  • get it right
  • be exact

stumble

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Synonyms for blunder

to move awkwardly or clumsily

to proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

Synonyms for blunder

References in classic literature ?
He walks the poop darting gloomy glances, as though he wished to poison the sea, and snaps your head off savagely whenever you happen to blunder within earshot.
I am a very matter-of-fact, plain-spoken being, and may blunder on the borders of a repartee for half an hour together without striking it out.
The adventure was like a blunder that one had committed at a party so horrible that one felt nothing could be done to excuse it: the only remedy was to forget.
It was the only place I could think of your Majesty," added the Soldier, fearing he had made a blunder.
He was sure of several things: first, that Tudor was not the right man for Joan and could not possibly make her permanently happy; next, that Joan was too sensible a girl really to fall in love with a man of such superficial stamp; and, finally, that Tudor would blunder his love-making somehow.
All that is clear to me is that you are exaggerating your own blunder into something serious.
This was a blunder on the part of the Oligarchy, and a costly one.
In return it was argued by the prosecution that the weakness of the bomb was a blunder on the part of the socialists, just as its premature explosion, caused by Ernest's losing his nerve and dropping it, was a blunder.
But, probably from the mental fatigue he was beginning to feel, he made a blunder in speaking of the trial, and this blunder he recalled several times with vexation.
You're right; play it on us, too; play it on us same as the others; it'll keep you in practice and prevent you making blunders.
In the naval officer's room he even took a pack of playing-cards into his hand, and was thereupon invited to make a fourth in a game; but after losing a few times, as well as making several blunders in his play, he abandoned the pursuit.
And the prince began explaining all the blunders which, according to him, Bonaparte had made in his campaigns and even in politics.
At least he might have found relief in raging at his stupidity, as he had raged at the grotesque blunders that had brought him to prison.
Blunder then used Blending Blush Duo #4 on cheeks and finished the look with Rouge d'Armani #506, topped with Lip Shimmer #22 on Megan's lips.
BARCELONA star Dani Alves also made a PR blunder on tour with the Catalan giants in South Korea last week.