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titubō āvī, ātus, āre,

to stagger, totter, reel: annisque meroque, O.: domum est reversus titubanti pede, Ph.: vestigia titubata, tottering, V.— —In speech, to stammer, stutter, hesitate: mente ac linguā titubante: (versus) debilitatur, in quācumque est parte titubatum, i. e. uttered falteringly.—Fig., to hesitate, falter, waver, be in suspense, be embarrassed: cave ne titubes mandataque frangas, H.: omnibus titubantibus et de rebus summis desperantibus, N.: si quid forte titubatum est, ut fit in bello.

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