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- adv. In an unsteady manner; so as to shake, falter, or be inconsistent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In an unsteady manner; without steadiness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in an unsteady manner
Pete looked like he hardly dared to believe it as he rose unsteadily from the cot.
He said her name unsteadily, his voice thick and hot.
"Here, two of you," he called unsteadily, "carry him to the engine-room."
John Halifax closed the hall-door and came in – unsteadily – staggering.
When Kirsteen rushed in unsteadily and threw herself down in the big wooden chair by the fireside, Marg'ret was threading a needle which was a work of patience.
I think we must drink more slowly while the music is playing, because without the music we got rather drunk rather quickly, and about the time of our third carafe -- honey ginger -- Velma and I were weaving unsteadily, which is pretty bad when you're sitting down.
She filled out a consent form and held the clipboard under his hand so Gene could scrawl his initials, which he was able to do unsteadily.
More recently he has strayed, unsteadily, further afield with "The End of Medicine" (2006) — about how technology will change health care — and "Grumby" (2010), a novelized account of trying to start The Next Big Thing.
Russell took a step toward our yard, and my father whipped around unsteadily.
During this time he has lurched unsteadily from dodgy interview to half-baked statement on sectarianism and the rule of the supreme court.
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