Verb(1) move without being stable, as if threatening to fall(2) walk unsteadily(3) move unsteadily, with a rocking motion
(1) The empire itself would totter on for a few more decades, but Rome would never be the same.(2) When the doors eventually open and the audience - no exaggeration - totter in, the candidate had moved next door, leaving only a whiff of cigar smoke hanging in the air.(3) These books examine notions of government and justice in post-colonial times and throw some light on why some Pacific nations seemingly totter from one crisis to another.(4) Or, say the liberals, we waste our money on video games and trashy novels while the fine arts totter on the brink of extinction.(5) You may say that none of this sounds like a leap forward, more like a totter backwards.(6) Buffeted by violent economic crises and challenged by powerful socialist movements that seemed everywhere on the move, the system often seemed to totter .(7) With enough blood collected a young warrior caked the wound with fresh dung and the animal was released to totter away on unsteady legs but otherwise unharmed.(8) Call it a slight totter in an approximately forward direction if you must but it feels like a giant leap to me.(9) Empires may totter , armies may battle, politicians may plot, but it is family relations which provide the most dramatic material.(10) I have seen legends totter across stages, forget their lines, prove themselves incapable of holding a tune.(11) After a while the passenger door opened, and an elderly lady tottered out.(12) On the eve of his fateful appointment as chancellor, his party was tottering on the brink of disintegration.(13) Making sure no one saw her in such a weakened state, she tottered slowly toward her room.(14) We took a short provisioning trip this morning and, judging by the number of tired, ashen faces to be seen atop slightly tottery bodies, I'm not alone in my struggle to get back to normal.(15) We could see, for instance, the doddering old knights and dames of the order tottering in (none of them a day below 70 I'm sure) in procession.(16) The building was tottering on the brink of falling in on itself.
(1) teeter-totter :: wankel-waggeling
1. teeter ::
2. shake ::
3. seesaw ::
4. coggle ::
Different Formstotter, tottered, totterer, totterers, tottering, totters
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