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Sample sentences for the GRE study word totter

totter can be used as a verb

1.Troy's turrets totter on the rocking plain. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
2.Wopsle's great-aunt collected her energies, and made an indiscriminate totter at them with a birch-rod. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.The next day a passenger with a half-stupefied eye, staggering gait, and disordered hair, was seen to emerge from the second cabin, and to totter to a seat on deck. - from Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
4.Heathcliff, we have each had a commencement, and each stumbled and tottered on the threshold had our teachers scorned instead of aiding us, we should stumble and totter yet.. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
5.He usually keeps his ground just long enough for his own ruin, and is then thrust out, with sinews all unstrung, to totter along the difficult footpath of life as he best may. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
6.For a few days, I said, he seemed regardless of the puny successor to the departed that coldness melted as fast as snow in April, and ere the tiny thing could stammer a word or totter a step it wielded a despot's sceptre in his heart. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
7.And Troy already totters to her fall.. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
8.Professor Goodwin, in a bowknotted periwig, in court dress, wearing a stained inverness cape, bent in two from incredible age, totters across the room, his hands fluttering. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
9.States are held together on the same principle, no State seeming able to preserve a balance for long new forces arise, the balance is upset, and the State totters until a new equilibrium has been found. - from The Practice and Science Of Drawing by Harold Speed

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