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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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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.