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intr.v. wam·bled, wam·bling, wam·bles
1. To move in a weaving, wobbling, or rolling manner.
2. To turn or roll. Used of the stomach.
1. A wobble or roll.
2. An upset stomach.
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1. to move unsteadily
2. to twist the body
3. (Pathology) to feel nausea
4. an unsteady movement
5. (Pathology) a sensation of nausea
[C14 wamelen to feel ill, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; compare Norwegian vamla to stagger]
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wam•ble(ˈwɒm bəl, -əl, ˈwæm-)
v. -bled, -bling,
1. to move unsteadily.
2. to feel nausea.
3. (of the stomach) to rumble; growl.n.
4. an unsteady or rolling movement.
5. a feeling of nausea.
[1300–50; Middle English wamle]
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Past participle: wambled
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|Verb||1.||wamble - move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion|
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
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