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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 and landed smack in the arms of the minister
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2 to proceed or act clumsily or ineffectually

  • stumbled twice while she was reciting the "Gettysburg Address"
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3 to move heavily or clumsily

  • the tipsy revelers left the path and 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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drop the ball, lay an egg



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