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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2012 12:00:00 AM
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flounder

(verb) Walk with great difficulty.

Synonyms: stagger

Usage: Dave refused to run quietly on the trail behind the sled…but continued to flounder alongside in the soft snow, where the going was most difficult, till exhausted.
MTC
Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2012 3:31:27 AM
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For a discussion about the commonly confused words, "founder" and "flounder," see http://www.dailywritingtips.com/flounder-and-founder/

Do not flounder
Lest you founder
Said the flounder
To the founder.


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