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tripping

verb
present participle of trip

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2 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • tripped over a chair and landed on her face

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3 to move with a light springing step
  • dancers tripping lightly across the stage

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4 to take a trip especially of some distance
  • while he was growing up, the family tripped to New England every summer

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5 to make a mistake
  • the press has had it in for the new governor, and they are just waiting for her to trip

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“Tripping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tripping. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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