present participle of 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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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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The first known use of tumbling was in 1604

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“Tumbling.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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