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1. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Blundering \Blun"der*ing\, a.
   Characterized by blunders.
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2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Blunder \Blun"der\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blundered; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Blundering.] [OE. blunderen, blondren, to stir,
   confuse, blunder; perh. allied to blend to mix, to confound
   by mixture.]
   1. To make a gross error or mistake; as, to blunder in
      writing or preparing a medical prescription. --Swift.
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   2. To move in an awkward, clumsy manner; to flounder and
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            I was never distinguished for address, and have
            often even blundered in making my bow. --Goldsmith.
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            Yet knows not how to find the uncertain place,
            And blunders on, and staggers every pace. --Dryden.
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   To blunder on.
      (a) To continue blundering.
      (b) To find or reach as if by an accident involving more
          or less stupidity, -- applied to something desirable;
          as, to blunder on a useful discovery.
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