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Synonyms for blunder

make a mistake

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  • 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

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And further, she takes her time to make sure that we see it too, enriching the relationship we have with her cast, and eliciting sympathy for these poor trapped blunderers.
A complete boxed set of Carry On Blunderers, updated for 2006...
We tried to make them as cowardly as possible, turn them into real blunderers."
It is a sad day when the electoral Republican thieves cause the Democratic blunderers in the Florida 2000 election to lead some prominent or active liberals to take it out on future candidates who might help jolt their beloved but stagnant Party into the minds of more voters.
There is no neocon network of scheming masterminds--only a network of scheming blunderers. As a result of their own amateurism and incompetence, the neoconservatives have humiliated themselves.
Butcher's blunderers could only muster a second-half strike from Khaled Kemas and now swap places with Livvy in the basement.
This useless outfit is still dominated by doctors who keep letting the blunderers off.
Merkle's besmirched name heads a lengthy list of so-called "goats" or alleged blunderers at critical junctures in pennant races or postseason competition.
THERE have been tears and tantrums, karaoke kings and tone-deaf blunderers. Now the competition is getting fierce as the final line-up of TV's newest band is finalised.
Wohler, he uses extraordinarily strong language about 'ignorant blunderers' among physiologists and agronomists, and about colleagues who frustrate him, (16) and his eloquence about the unpleasantness of Giessen recalls Buchner's own well-known description of its natural setting as having 'a hollow mediocrity' and of the town as 'ghastly.' (17) Despite the alarm Liebig seems to have caused his colleagues, he was persuaded at this time to stay on when he threatened to resign.
Thus, Posner's summation of what can now be gainsaid about both the President and his detractors from this "Affair of State," is that "We have learned that powerful, intelligent, articulate, well-educated, and successful people who would like us to submit to their leadership whether political or intellectual are, much of the time, fools, knaves, cowards, and blunderers, just like the rest of us." They are "ordinary people, with all the ordinary vices ....
And to the dungeons with all those pretentious blunderers who would attempt to perpetuate the phoney old values.
17 On Ovid's reduction of "cosmic forces" to inept blunderers, see Fyler 4 and passim.
We are inveterate blunderers, as conservation biologists and theologians alike will tell us.
In many ways, he's a bit like the writer in his underrated 1990 play Lake No Bottom who's admonished by former lover for having achieved popular success: "You do average messy people blundering toward the daylight." Don't label me, Weller's work warns; just let me celebrate the blunderers.