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- v. Present participle of fumble.
- n. An instance of clumsiness, especially of the hands or fingers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing lack of skill or aptitude
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Many critics have denounced what they describe as the fumbling of the case against former president Moshe Katsav by Attorney-General Menahem Mazuz.
But with the spectre of The Hague on the horizon, perhaps this desperate, defensive fumbling is all it has left.
As for those instances of humiliation — whether in fumbling through French text before a ten-year-old ... or in the stories that I have lived and that will never be told — my mind now calls up a peaceful bergerie, wherein an unspoiled baby would come to suffer all humility; this, instead of me.
Does make an effort to secure the ball before running and fumbling is not an issue. ...
My only hope here is that Schwimmer manages to direct the film well and the idea of fumbling a film about a topic that could really do a good job of getting a strong message out there.
Never again will the White House be able to point to his often-praised performance after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, without skeptics recalling the fumbling and slow-off-the-mark response of his administration after the hurricane and the flooding in New Orleans.
A party that is described as fumbling, confused and scared is unlikely to win elections even if they endorse the wholesale round-up of hippies and the nuking of Mecca.
Those who recall the fumbling and groping that followed President Johnsons dramatic disclosure of his intention not to seek another term have seen these men in a genuine state of nonpreparedness.
After a bit of fumbling, which is normal for a company exploring a new medium, Twitter has been quietly but steadily rolling out its ad units.
The Vikings are working on ball security, with Peterson acknowledging that his fumbling is a "mental" hurdle that can be overcome.
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