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

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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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And there will be plenty of celebrated batsmen fumbling around like a 3am drunk looking for his door key.
No more fumbling around a crowded nightstand-just reach down into a pocket and pull out need.
Apparently, fumbling around in the dark is too dangerous for grown adults.
Well that's because we spend thousands of pounds each year on our nails and will not have them ruined fumbling around trying to open up the bonnet of our car.
Cleverly, he had bought himself a few precious seconds of delay by fumbling around for a box of Nurofen.
The attractive wooden structure had a warm handmade look and there was none of the incessant cacophony or fumbling around in the dark black box typical of many video exhibitions.
It's a good habit to develop now--so you won't become yet another adult fumbling around each morning saying, "Now, where did put my keys.
Lavished with money but emotionally frozen out by his pallid father and "dragon lady" mother, Albee fled the family at 20, spent a decade fumbling around Greenwich Village, and emerged at 30 a full-fledged playwright with 1959's The Zoo Story, an existential encounter between two strangers on a park bench.
My hands are hands of searching, hands of testing, hands of hope, hands of gloom, always fumbling around on tables between papers and in drawers and in closets and in my clothes that have seen their share of loss.
It will keep people from fumbling around for the remote while they're on the phone," he said.
Distractions include other incoming calls and persons fumbling around on the desk for papers.
I thought I was prepared, but found myself fumbling around the topic and tried to give them the best answer I could.
We all know the feeling of fumbling around for the pair we're looking for, or searching around your car or house looking for your favorite frames.
Mickelson's miserable experience was summed up when he blasted his ball out of a fairway bunker straight into a face of rough and was left fumbling around in the Lytham hay with a group of marshalls trying to find it.
Rather than fumbling around for keys all I had to do was make a run for the front door of the house and the car locked itself.