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flounder1

floun·der1

flounder1

pronunciation:
flaUn dr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: floundered, floundering, flounders
definition 1: to struggle clumsily, often losing balance or headway.
They floundered through the swampland.
similar words:
blunder, struggle, wallow
definition 2: to act or proceed clumsily or confusedly.
He floundered for the right words.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or motion of floundering.
derivation: flounderingly (adv.)