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Synonyms for topple

Synonyms for topple

to turn or cause to turn from a vertical or horizontal position

to come to the ground suddenly and involuntarily

to bring about the downfall of

to undergo capture, defeat, or ruin

Synonyms for topple

fall down, as if collapsing

cause to topple or tumble by pushing

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The straggling cottages by the road- side, the dingy hue of every object visible, the murky atmosphere, the paths of cinders and brick-dust, the deep-red glow of furnace fires in the distance, the volumes of dense smoke issuing heavily forth from high toppling chimneys, blackening and obscuring everything around; the glare of distant lights, the ponderous wagons which toiled along the road, laden with clashing rods of iron, or piled with heavy goods--all betokened their rapid approach to the great working town of Birmingham.
Perhaps his imperturbable character was never more strikingly developed, for he preserved his usual equable smile notwithstanding that his body was dangling in a most uncomfortable position, all loose and limp and shapeless, while his long peaked cap, unequally balanced against his exceedingly slight legs, threatened every instant to bring him toppling down.
From the different angles, in the footage, it is seen some people who are forced to dispersed with the impact of the strong wind while the crane is toppling down.
LOUIS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brew Hub, a company led by a team of beer industry executives and craft-brewing experts, has signed an agreement with Toppling Goliath that will allow the Decorah, Iowa-based craft brewery to immediately expand distribution and grow volume.
But he was spared serious injury by a belated response from his brakes and toppling over another rider.
During the meeting in the Saudi capital on August 3, the Saudi rulers offered financial aid to President Hadi Mansur in lieu of toppling Islamist groups in his country," continued the source.
23 ( ANI ): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has stressed on the need to punish those responsible for toppling elected governments and introducing suicide bombings to the country.
Summary: Grand Mufti Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani reiterated Monday that he would not allow the toppling of the Cabinet of Prime Minister Najib Mikati under street pressure.
Namely, it is true that interpellations do not topple governments in Macedonia, as their sole purpose around the world is not used for toppling governments and ministers.
Now, Obama has trained his sights on toppling the last and only real Arab pillar of American Middle East support: Saudi Arabia.
I think that we have some way to go to see the toppling of dictators.
Shahmani added "Baath was hurt because of the new democratic system in Iraq, it is getting extraordinary support from countries working on toppling Maliki's government.
This rejection means that the slogan was no longer the toppling of the regime only.
Participating youth held banners calling for toppling the existing confessional regime.
Staff at Palatine Beds have pledged to try again next year after their attempt to set a wacky World Record - for toppling mattresses like-dominoes - was unsuccessful.