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to move back and forth or from side to side, as if about to fall

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a plaything consisting of a board balanced on a fulcrum

move unsteadily, with a rocking motion

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At odds between a possible nuclear war with China and a lethal Middle East showdown, Cry Havoc deftly crafts a scenario in which the all of humanity teeters on the brink of World War III.
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Los Angeles teeters on the brink of disintegration because of the failure of leadership at City Hall.