|horjua englanniksi||teeter fi, titubate fi, vacillate fi, waver fi, totter fi, flounder fi, careen fi, reel fi, stagger fi, wobble fi|
: Adjust the feet if you can teeter the washing machine.
: We teetered on the fence about buying getaway tickets and missed the opportunity.
: Despite appearances, the firm was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy.
:* 1993: They must let us alone here, we govern ourselves, we are by way of being totally autonomous. (The plethora of t’s there made his tongue titubate, but it was a brave show.) — Anthony Burgess, A Dead Man in Deptford
*: Its [the barometers] normal register in the Paumotus [the Tuamotus] was 29.90, and it was quite customary to see it vacillate between 29.85 and 30.00, or even 30.05; [...]
*: On the streets of Berlin, Ruth and her compatriots vacillated "between hope and despair."
: Flowers wavered in the breeze.
*: With banners and pennons wavering with the wind.
*: Thou wouldst waver on one of these trees as a terror to all evil speakers against dignities.
: His voice wavered when the reporter brought up the controversial topic.
*: ...and that when a man was in the wrong his courage wavered, and his nerves became unsteady, and so he couldnt fight to advantage and was easily overcome.
*: Although they believe they can overhaul their 2-0 deficit, they cannot afford to be as lethargic as this at Camp Nou, and the time is surely approaching when Manuel Pellegrinis faith in Martín Demichelis wavers.
: I felt encouraged by all the enthusiastic wavers in the crowd.
: The Fourth of July brings out all the flag wavers.
: Johnny is such a little waver; everyone who passes by receives his preferred greeting.
: ux|en|The baby tottered from the table to the chair.
: ux|en|The old man tottered out of the pub into the street.
: ux|en|The car tottered on the edge of the cliff.
: Robert yanked Connies leg vigorously, causing her to flounder and eventually fall.
*: They have floundered on from blunder to blunder.
: He gave a good speech, but floundered when audience members asked questions he could not answer well.
*: He is assessing directions, but he is not lost, not floundering.
: a log reel, used by seamen
: an anglers reel
: a garden reel
: He reeled off some tape from the roll and sealed the package.
*: They reel to and fro, and stagger like a drunken man.
*: He, with heavy fumes oppressed, / Reeled from the palace, and retired to rest.
*: the wagons reeling under the yellow sheaves
: He reeled back from the punch.
*: In these lengthened vigils his brain often reeled.
*: New Jersey was reeling on Wednesday from the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which has caused catastrophic flooding here in Hoboken and in other New York City suburbs, destroyed entire neighborhoods across the state and wiped out iconic boardwalks in shore towns that had enchanted generations of vacationgoers.
*: And Sisyphus an huge round stone did reel.
: She began to stagger across the room.
*: Deep was the wound; he staggered with the blow.
: The powerful blow of his opponents fist staggered the boxer.
*: That hand shall burn in never-quenching fire / That staggers thus my person.
*: The enemy staggers.
*: He [Abraham] staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief.
: He will stagger the committee when he presents his report.
*: Whosoever will read the story of this war will find himself much staggered.
*: Grants to the house of Russell were so enormous, as not only to outrage economy, but even to stagger credibility.
: We will stagger the starting positions for the race on the oval track.
: We will stagger the run so the faster runners can go first, then the joggers.
: The fat man walked down the street with a wobble.
: There was a wobble on her high notes.
: ux|en|the Earth wobbles slowly on its axis; the jelly wobbled on the plate
: ux|en|The sopranos voice wobbled alarmingly.
: ux|en|Im wobbling between the Liberals and the Greens.
: ux|en|The boy wobbled the girls bike.