Stagger
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Stagger [stag-er]

NOUN, VERB

Noun

  • An unsteady movement.
  • The act of staggering.
  • A staggered arrangement.
  • A staggered arrangement of wings.
  • An unsteady walk.

Verb

  • Walk or move unsteadily, as if about to fall.
  • To astonish or deeply shock.
  • To shock with amazement.
  • To cause to become unsteady.
  • To falter as in an argument.
  • To cause to doubt.
Example

“All the members of my family were disturbed with the staggering electricity bills.”

“The staggering news of his demise appalled us all.”

Synonyms

Verb: Astonish, Amaze, Shock, Astound, Surprise, Stupefy, Startle, Lurch, Reel, Shake, Teeter, Devastate, Dumbfound, Overwhelm, Shatter, Careen, Barge, Dawdle, Consider, Equivocate

Antonyms

Verb: Aware, Clear, Orient, Understand, Continue, Stay, Expect, Explain, Clarify, Help, Enlighten, Decide, Advance

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