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Synonyms for stumble

trip

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stumble across or on or upon something or someone

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to catch the foot against something and lose one's balance

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to move awkwardly or clumsily

to proceed or perform in an unsteady, faltering manner

to make an error or mistake

stumble on: to find or meet by chance

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an unsteady uneven gait

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an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

walk unsteadily

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miss a step and fall or nearly fall

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encounter by chance

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make an error

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We cause young people to stumble when we grumble about the marks on the floor or the walls after the youth group uses the hall.
The differences add up to two propositions: Japan was predestined to stumble, and could stumble alone.
His closest friends, Nate Pope (Forest Whitaker) and Doc (Robert Duvall), are slightly amused at what they think is a tipsy friend's stumble across the parking lot.
And in 1992, the compression of four general election debates into nine days created a sense of excitement and involvement among voters that took advantage of the "sports" metaphor in the best sense: It was like following the World Series, wondering whether yesterday's winner would stumble.
All of these partners have significant amounts of content within the StumbleUpon index and with this new program, their users can Stumble through the best of their content without having to go to www.
Judges said they were only looking at the quality of the skate-off when they axed ex-Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson, 45, after a stumble in favour of former kids TV host Keith Chegwin, 56.
I'm wondering whether she was just walking across the road when she suddenly saw the car coming, tried to stop perhaps, but because of the movement, exacerbated by the wind, was caused to stumble.
1 : to catch the foot against something so as to stumble : cause to stumble
We all stumble and fail and need to share mutual trust and encouragement.
It would take the best long program of their young careers and a stumble by those ahead, but the podium still is a possibility, particularly for Meissner.
A group of biologists stumble upon an ancient, untouched ecosystem in a labyrinthine network of caves beneath a 13th-century abbey in Romania.
But that's the beauty of economic self-interest: It shines even on those who stumble in moral darkness.
This program will feature Partner StumbleThru which will allow visitors to Stumble exclusively within a partner's site, without having to register for an account or go to www.
The study is aimed at improving the safety of prosthetic legs by developing a reliable and responsive stumble detection system.