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stumble

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1 an unintentional departure from truth or accuracy
  • Was his hurtful remark a regrettable stumble, or was it made with artful intention?
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2 the act of going down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • has bones so brittle that a minor stumble could result in a serious break
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stumble

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1 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • The bride stumbled on the altar steps.
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2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually
  • Jill stumbled twice while she was reciting the "Gettysburg Address."
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3 to move heavily or clumsily
  • The exhausted hikers wearily stumbled through the tangled undergrowth.
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4 to make a mistake
  • That network announcer rarely stumbles when he's on the air.
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Phrases Synonymous with stumble

drop the ball, lay an egg



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