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Synonyms for overbalance

lose your balance


Synonyms for overbalance

cause to be off balance

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It was a magnificent delivery from the now injured Jacques Kallis, swinging late and forcing Ponting to overbalance as he unsuccessfully attempted to prevent the ball passing the outside edge of his bat.
It looks like he caught one of his crampons in his trouser leg, which caused him to overbalance.
Corrado Rovaris, the conductor, handled the Council Chamber Scene--that jewel of the score--so that it did not overbalance the two acts that followed it, as is so often the case.
This is because, even though they're trying to shoot to kill, their overbalance of hysterical emotion leaves them with hair-trigger tempers, often so wrought up that they're hotter than a two-dollar pistol.
or either external judgement to overbalance that of his own conscience?
These characteristics can also create high overbalance pressures during drilling, which can induce significant damage in the reservoir and further complicate drilling operations.
Starlings can be forced into an ungraceful descent from a hanging feeder as they overbalance, and robins flutter in an imperfect hover in mid-air while attempting to seize a tasty morsel.
You may need to stand it in a larger, heavier pot as the ones they're sold in often overbalance once the flower spike is out.
Holding together the many centrifugal plots that continually threaten to overbalance the tale is Agata (Licia Maglietta, the runaway housewife in "Bread and Tulips" and a top stage performer).
It didn't need endless shots of emaciated people, simply because I felt it would completely overbalance the movie.
1975: Mondrian the passionate mystic began to overbalance Mondrian the rationalist, whose later work is still deemed appropriate for the cover of an algebra textbook.
He started off rocking back and forth as if to build up momentum, and would overbalance and land on his face.
It is unclear if this is an echo of the famous "Let's roll" rallying call of Todd Beamer, one of the ringleaders in the passengers' fightback, or a command to rock the plane to overbalance the hijackers.
The machine stretches 72 metres into the sky and is monitored by a computer to ensure it does not overbalance.