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 for bobble
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball; "the
           second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw
           the runner out"
      v 1: make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and
           we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult
           passage in the second movement" [syn: botch, bodge,
           bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub,
           screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle,
           fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up,
           bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up,
           fuck up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  122 Moby Thesaurus words for "bobble":
     bad job, bevue, bitch, bitch up, bloomer, blooper, blow, blunder,
     bob, boggle, bollix, bonehead into it, bonehead play, boner,
     boo-boo, boob stunt, boot, botch, bounce, bugger, bugger up, bump,
     bungle, careen, chatter, clumsy performance, cobble, coggle,
     dangle, didder, dither, drop a brick, drop the ball, duff,
     dumb trick, error, etourderie, falter, flub, fluctuate, fluff,
     flutter, fool mistake, foozle, foul up, foul-up, fumble, gaucherie,
     goof, goof up, grimace, gum up, hash, hash up, have an ague,
     howler, hustle, jactitate, jar, jerk, jig, jigget, jiggle, jog,
     joggle, jolt, jostle, jounce, jump, librate, louse up, louse-up,
     lurch, mess, mess up, miscue, mistake, muck up, muck-up, muff,
     nutate, off day, oscillate, pendulate, pitch, pratfall,
     pull a boner, quake, quaver, quiver, reel, resonate, rictus, rock,
     roll, sad work, screamer, screw up, screw-up, shake, shiver, shock,
     shudder, slip, stumble, swag, sway, swing, tic, toss, tremble,
     tremor, trip, twitch, twitter, vacillate, vibrate, wag, waggle,
     wave, waver, wobble

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