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tumble

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1 an unorganized collection or mixture of various things
  • I cleaned a crazy tumble of buttons, hair bands, loose change, and old candy wrappers out from the couch cushions.
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2 the act of going down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • took a little tumble on the ice
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3 a state in which everything is out of order
  • Her office is a tumble of books and papers, but somehow she can find everything.
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tumble

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1 to go down from an upright position suddenly and involuntarily
  • The infant stood for a moment and then tumbled on the carpet.
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2 to go to a lower level especially abruptly
  • Prices for those stocks have really tumbled.
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3 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • tumbled all the clothes in her closet as she furiously searched for her favorite pair of jeans
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4 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
  • All we need is one strong wind, and that old barn is going to tumble.
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give way

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