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stumbling

an abnormal gait in which the animal does not fully extend the limb, the plantar surface is not properly placed with respect to the ground surface at the time of impact so that the limb is likely to collapse and the animal to fall.
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Stumbling out the Stable is the bildungsroman of the new generation.
Now that's a stumbling block that might even make Roman wince.
In the video, the unidentified woman can be seen stepping off the train before stumbling backwards and falling down the gap between the train and the platform.
GREG CUNNINGHAM Club: Manchester City Value: Loan Lowdown: Young Irish international adventurous left-back who impressed on loan at Leicester City last year Stumbling Blocks: Still to come back from injury that curtailed spell at Walkers.
In his commentary on Rashi's commentary, the Maharal notes that the verse "You shall not place a stumbling block" concludes with "you shall fear your G-d," a phrase commonly used in the context of commandments in which only the transgressor and no one else knows that he or she has sinned.
There are still other reasons for being cautious, for instance the question of why reaching agreement over further opening agricultural markets, one of the major stumbling blocks in the Doha trade negotiations, would be easier in a bilateral than in the multilateral context.
Although a work of highly recommended thriller fiction, Stumbling Stone clearly and accurately lays out the growing problems associated with meth addiction, meth labs, associated criminal enterprise, and the difficult struggle of decent citizens and law enforcement to keep their communities free from this 21st century scourge.
Of course there are two stumbling blocks which may get in the way of the 750 million euro project.
The Doctor and Rose stumble across Queen Victoria (Pauline Collins) who is stumbling into a trap laid by marauding kung-fu fighting monks - who have ditched God to worship a demonic werewolf.
The Trojans (10-0) and Texas (10-0) are the only two undefeated teams left in the nation, and USC shows no signs of stumbling before the Rose Bowl.
NEGOTIATIONS for Kevin McBride's proposed fight for the WBA heavyweight title against champion John Ruiz seem to have hit a stumbling block.
Still, he warns his readers to "take care that this liberty of yours does not somehow become a stumbling block to the weak" and reminds them that "when you thus sin against members of your family, and wound their conscience when it is weak, you sin against Christ" (1 Cor.