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fumble

[′fəm·bəl]
(industrial engineering)
An unintentional sensory-motor error that may be unavoidable.
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THE Dutchman who coined the phrase sexy football swears England are a turn-off - and coach Steve McClaren a fumbler who can't get his players in the right positions.
"I've got a lot of faith in the kid, and I don't think he's a fumbler," Riley said.
On one occasion Gerrard played Cisse through with an exquisite pass only to see the France fumbler dilly and dally before committing the cardinal sin ofdriving the ball straight at Sorensen.
Blair has pegged his colleague as a stumbler and fumbler. Ever ready, never acting.
We are both precious and prideful; gifted and guilty; saint and sinner; follower and fumbler; valuable and vicious; disciple and dope; loved and lost.
Fumbler and fool that I am, with things around me Of fragile make like souls, how I am blessed To hear behind me footsteps of a Savior!
oothamawly (Fitzmaurice 1970b:126), from utamalai, 'a fumbler, a
Ionides, as it turns out, is a fumbler in a game of uneven odds, and his ruses and subterfuges, well employed in his role as charlatan priest, fail him entirely in the political arena, since Rome not only controls the sources of knowledge but also possesses a will to power that Greece now lacks.
Britain was barely mentioned during the campaign between the so-called Fumbler (Mr Bush) and the Fibber (Mr Gore).
Stone Wear is a group of solid with matte-finish accessories suggested to retail for $12.99 a fumbler.