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stag·gers

(stag'ĕrz),
A form of decompression sickness in which vertigo, mental confusion, and muscular weakness are the chief symptoms.

staggers

/stag·gers/ (stag´erz) a form of vertigo occurring in decompression sickness.

stag·gers

(stag'ĕrz)
A form of decompression sickness in which vertigo, mental confusion, and muscular weakness are the chief symptoms.

staggers

incoordination of any kind, including a tendency to fall, and recumbency if harassed.

blind staggers
incoordination, aimless wandering as in liver encephalopathy, carbohydrate engorgement.
grass staggers
paspalum staggers
ryegrass staggers
see ryegrass staggers.
References in classic literature ?
Some stagger about in each other's arms, whispering maudlin words--others start quarrels upon the slightest pretext, and come to blows and have to be pulled apart.
They limp, they stagger like drunken people, they cry under their breaths; and all the time they say, 'On
And in the day, as they stagger along the trail, they cry under their breaths.
We stand up and stagger two steps, maybe three steps, then we fall down again.
Half stunned, I rose from the lifeless body of my antagonist just in time to see Victory stagger to her feet and turn toward me.
The difference between the 25% and 75% staggers in our experiment is significant when only six screw revolutions are considered.
One Tibetan man staggers toward me clutching a stick.
As my grueling quest for fabulosity staggers on well past my early twentysomething period, becoming increasingly graceless and impatient, I can leave no stone unturned.
Buddy) Staggers III will become a senior executive with Bank of Mississippi in Starkville and is expected to become president upon the future retirement of current President Glenn Mullins.
Staggers said "EPA is beginning to reach the same conclusions I have about this matter.
STAGGERS SUCCESSFUL IN REQUEST FOR CONGRESSIONAL HEARING ON WTI