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blundering




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blundering
     1. n. The act of making a blunder.
           The captain's blunderings led to the loss of the ship.
blunder
     1. n. A clumsy or embarrassing mistake.
     2. v. (intransitive) To make a clumsy or stupid mistake.
           to blunder in preparing a medical prescription
     3. v. (intransitive) To move blindly or clumsily.
     4. v. To cause to make a mistake.
     5. v. To do or treat in a blundering manner; to confuse.

Example Sentences

Blundering around senseless doesn't hold much appeal. 
Messenger said he would appeal against the verdict, which followed his blundering into an argument between the kebab shop owner and three men, whom the two police officers had almost succeeded in calming when he intervened. 
Some Christian commentators are alarmed that missionaries blundering into an unstable country of which they know little would be in danger. 

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