stumble

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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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The intent of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) was to prevent minors from inadvertently stumbling upon "indecent" or "patently offensive" material in the normal course of using the Internet and World Wide Web.
Still searching for a cohesive, defining sound but lacking a steadying influence, the group meanders along the well-worn electro-pop path, only occasionally stumbling upon something interesting (``Chorus and the Ring,'' ``Beachball'').
Beginning with footage of NRA president Charlton Heston defending his stance on gun ownership, video screens behind the stage played a rapid-fire series of clips showing the results of gun violence, ending with a child stumbling upon a weapon in a bag at home.