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What is another word for fumbled?

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Having or showing a lack of skill or knowledge
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“I thought back to that fumbled attempt at my first pelvic exam with the nurse.”
Past tense for to deal with something clumsily or nervously, typically making a mistake in the process
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“The principal started to stutter and fumble her words as she told the locksmith the storeroom had to have a different lock than the classroom.”
Past tense for to fail to execute a skill or maneuver
“Should he fumble the catch, the ball can be recovered by the opposition.”
Past tense for to grope or feel about for something with one's hands
“I fumble for my wallet and set two ten-dollar bills on the counter.”
Past tense for to move clumsily in various directions using the hands to find one's way
“I had to fumble around in the dark as I groped around for the light switch.”
Past tense for to make an inaccurate or poor contact or strike
Past tense for to physically struggle or flail around clumsily
Past tense for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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