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Synonyms for fumble

grope

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bungle

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to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

to proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

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feel about uncertainly or blindly

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make one's way clumsily or blindly

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handle clumsily

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drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder

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Prior to Lunenburg's three-fumble effort, the last local game featuring more than one fumble return for a touchdown came on Nov.
Oakmont also once recorded four fumble returns for touchdowns during the 2006 season.
When it comes to the longest recorded fumble return for a touchdown, you have to go back more than a century to Oct.
The All-City Section first team-selection also recovered four fumbles and blocked a kick as Taft shut out four regular-season foes.
An All-Marmonte League first-team selection, the 6-foot, 225-pound D'Ascenzo also recovered three fumbles and intercepted a pass.
I can't describe it,'' said Henningsen, who recorded one of five Oak Park fumble recoveries.
Prudy had a 58-yard scoring run and Jordan Urbanovich recovered and returned a fumble 12 yards for another score.
Golden Valley of Santa Clarita, playing its first varsity game and without seniors, lost four of six first-quarter fumbles, trailed 49-0 at halftime and never penetrated deeper than the Burbank 33-yard line.
But he finished the season with three interceptions and a fumble inside the Jacksonville 5-yard line in the final seconds.
The lost fumbles are Oregon's most since 2004, when the Ducks had 14; highest total in the Bellotti era is 18 in 1998.
Well, for perspective, the 1970 Oregon football team had 50 turnovers - 28 interceptions, 22 lost fumbles - so it only seems like you've seen that many this season.
Quarterback Dennis Dixon, with 13 interceptions and two lost fumbles (of five total charged fumbles) has been involved in more than half of Oregon's turnovers, which figures by the nature of his position and his role in the offense.
Moody has fumbled twice in 69 carries, but the issue came to the forefront because starting tailback Chauncey Washington fumbled twice against Oregon State and also had a couple of other fumbles in the Trojans' first six games.
Fumbles do not allow teams to win national championships, and the loss to Oregon State might have ended the No.
But even with the fumbles, is anything going to change in the backfield for the final five games that won't make fans hold their breath on running plays?