fumble

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Synonyms for fumble

grope

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bungle

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Synonyms for fumble

to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

to proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

Synonyms for fumble

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

References in periodicals archive ?
I fumbled around with my safety ropes and attached them to the first taut cable, about five feet above the cable I was supposed to tightrope along.
Seconds later an Avun Jephcott free-kick was fumbled around a post by Cartwright although Actonthen copied his counterpart by mishandling a MacPherson drive around an upright.
The 28-year-old On The Ball presenter told how she lost control of her convertible car as she fumbled around for CDs.
Her caring client fumbled around in the darkness trying to save her.
In the glow of his television screen, Chema fumbled around his one-room home and found one of his few gadgets - an old, rusted tape recorder.
I realised she was strapped in but I fumbled around and luckily she came loose.
I fumbled around in my purse for the ticket and found the one I'd filled out.
I realised she was strapped in but I just fumbled around and luckily she came loose.
I went to the shed where Billy kept his whippets and, as I fumbled around in the dark, I felt his cold body.
We both fumbled around and kissed, then he pulled out a condom.
On The Ball host Gabby, 28, told how she lost control of her convertible car as she fumbled around for CDs.
I thought I had won and I fumbled around for my ticket.
I went to the shed where he kept his whippets and as I fumbled around in the dark I felt his cold body.