And the flailing reelection candidate had given himself 10 days to curb the problem.
He is sort of flailing around like the rest of us, trying to find a connection with someone.
What will happen now that unique Keith and flailing Current are splitting up?
The firing of a new executive brought in to shake up the flailing show is getting dead-movie-star tabloid coverage.
He's just flailing and desperate and angry right now, feeling this lifelong dream slip from his hands.
The lieutenant splashed, flailing out his arms, until he caught at the pole Drew extended to him.
Desperately he tried to struggle loose, flailing with his legs—but useless.
He himself was flailing with his quirt, and the buckskin grunted at every strike.
His cane had ceased its flailing; the crowd had partially ceased its uproar.
He struggled, blind with fury, flailing his arms and kicking.
"implement for threshing grain," c.1100, perhaps from an unrecorded Old English *flegel, which probably represents West Germanic *flagil (cf. Middle Dutch and Low German vlegel, Old High German flegel, German flegel), a borrowing of Late Latin flagellum "winnowing tool, flail," from Latin flagellum "whip" (see flagellum).
15c., from flail (n.); originally "to scourge;" sense of "to move like a flail" is from 1874. Related: Flailed; flailing.
v. flailed, flail·ing, flails
To move vigorously or erratically; thrash about.
To strike or lash out violently.