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reeling

[ ree-ling ]
/ ˈri lɪŋ /
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adjective
staggering or swaying; unable to walk straight because of a blow, intoxication, etc.: It seemed as if a reeling, drunken giant had set the route for the race—it was so full of twists and turns.
in a state of mental or emotional shock; overwhelmed: As a reeling nation mourns its dead, investigators are trying to determine whether anyone was aware of the homicidal plan.
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