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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of titubate.

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Examples

  • Thus, the balance, on which his life titubated, was inclined in his favour by the blunder of a black steersman.

    CHAPTER VI

  • They staggered beneath the unwonted effort, and legs became drunken with weariness and titubated in divers directions till the sunlight darkened and bearer and burden fell by the way.

    CHAPTER I

  • And for the rest of the way to the steamer, Dag Daughtry grinned and chuckled at sight of his plunder and at sight of Kwaque, who fantastically titubated and ambled along, barrel-like, on his pipe-stems.

    CHAPTER III

  • The fallen tent had uprisen, and in the gathering twilight it flapped ghostly arms about and titubated toward them drunkenly.

    JAN, THE UNREPENTANT

  • Grief reached out an angry hand for Cornelius, who titubated into safety behind Uiliami's massive bulk.

    THE FEATHERS OF THE SUN

  • Law and order upheld him, while I titubated, cabbageless, on the ragged edge.

    The Dignity of Dollars

  • Like a chameleon, he titubated and scintillated grandly between the diverse parts of him, stunning by frontal attack and surprising and confouding by flanking sweeps the mental homogeneity of the more simply constituted souls who came in to his revival to sit under him and flame to his flaming.

    WHEN ALICE TOLD HER SOUL

  • O'Brien came last, and the three, with arms locked for mutual aid, titubated gravely on the stoop.

    The Passing of Marcus O'Brien

  • Bettles, himself one of the gamest of the old-timers in deeds and daring ceased from his drunken lay of the "Sassafras Root," and titubated over to congratulate

    Chapter III

  • But just as they are about to hang Jan in the shears in the gathering twilight, a specter, flapping ghostly arms "titubated toward them drunkenly."

    “Why this longing for life? It is a game which no man wins.”

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  • See titubation.

    October 26, 2008