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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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When we said that we will not allow toppling the Cabinet under street pressure, we were not taking sides at all," Qabbani told reporters after visiting Mikati at the latter's residence in Verdun.
the top may remain upright for quite a while (often called "sleeping") before slowing down and eventually toppling.
But two weeks before the Newcastle effort was due to go ahead a team in New York smashed the previous tally by toppling 380 mattresses.
Nothing is going well in this country and toppling of the chariot is a conspicuous evidence of this," said Maila Kapali, 70, of Mangal Bazaar.
2) Blue follows a scent into Levi Heywood Memorial Library in connection with the toppling of gravestones at Crystal Lake Cemetery.
Who would have imagined only three years ago that the toppling of Saddam's statue in Baghdad would lead to the toppling of the Republican colossus on Capitol Hill?
Several months after the September 2001 terrorist attack on our nation, with American forces already engaged in toppling Afghanistan's Taliban government, a 20-year-old American from Marin County, California, was found in Afghanistan among an assortment of dead and wounded Taliban fighters in a prison where U.
To make matters worse, Putin's toppling was shown on national telly.
On making inquiries at Mossfords I was told that because of an incident at another cemetery, the council was pushing on headstones to see which were unsafe and toppling them even though it takes great effort.
5'' opens with a bicyclist with shades and slick helmet attempting to outrun Seattle's toppling Space Needle, an early victim to the mayhem that will escalate.
The toppling of Iraq's Baathist government was carried out under the slogan "Operation Iraqi Freedmn.
We keep the cameras on the jubilant crowd toppling the statue of the dictator.
A company employee claimed there was no risk assessment for storing staircases on their edge, or the danger of toppling.
Others advocate toppling Hussein by supporting his enemies--the Kurds in the north, the Shiites in the south, or the exiled Iraqi National Congress, a group that operates out of London.