To move unsteadily: Stagger, Wobble. (Merriam – Webster)
To tremble or rock as if about to fall: Sway. (Merriam – Webster)
To become unstable : threaten to collapse. (Merriam – Webster)
To walk with difficulty in a way that looks as if you are about to fall. (Cambridge Dictionary)
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