an acrobatic feat of rolling or turning end over end
spill, tumble, fall(verb)
a sudden drop from an upright position
"he had a nasty spill on the ice"
gloaming, autumn, declension, declination, pin, spillage, gloam, drop, downfall, crepuscle, descent, capitulation, release, decline, declivity, downslope, dusk, surrender, evenfall, dip, fall, wasteweir, crepuscule, twilight, free fall, spill, spillway, nightfall
fall down, as if collapsing
"The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
topple, tumble, tip(verb)
cause to topple or tumble by pushing
whirl around, lean, tippytoe, tip off, topple, bung, get onto, catch on, tip, break down, collapse, tiptoe, latch on, fee, tilt, cotton on, whirl, crumble, get it, tap, twig, angle, crumple, get wise, slant
roll over and over, back and forth
whirl, tumble, whirl around(verb)
"The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"
whirl around, spin around, get it, get onto, gyrate, spin, swirl, break down, tip, topple, collapse, cotton on, latch on, catch on, eddy, whirl, crumble, twirl, whirlpool, twiddle, purl, birl, twig, get wise, crumple, reel
crumble, crumple, tumble, break down, collapse(verb)
"the building crumbled after the explosion"; "Negotiations broke down"
topple, crease, collapse, analyze, buckle, crack, crack up, rumple, cave in, fail, snap, twig, whirl, go bad, break up, decay, cotton on, give, crock up, knit, get wise, conk out, analyse, whirl around, fall apart, give out, crumble, cockle, catch on, go, fall in, get onto, wrinkle, break, crumple, pucker, die, decompose, get it, latch on, dissect, break down, give way, crush, take apart, dilapidate, burst, lose it, crinkle, founder, tip
throw together in a confused mass
"They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern"
catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it(verb)
understand, usually after some initial difficulty
"She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
fall suddenly and sharply
"Prices tumbled after the devaluation of the currency"
put clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
"Wash in warm water and tumble dry"
suffer a sudden downfall, overthrow, or defeat
do gymnastics, roll and turn skillfully
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How to use tumble in a sentence?
That caused global oversupply and refining margins to tumble as demand couldn't (keep) supporting the increasing supply.
To divide one's life by years is of course to tumble into a trap set by our own arithmetic. The calendar consents to carry on its dull wall-existence by the arbitrary timetables we have drawn up in consultation with those permanent commuters, Earth and Sun. But we, unlike trees, need grow no annual rings.
The Kentuky( sic) Derby decision was not a good one, it was a rough and tumble race on a wet and sloppy track, actually, a beautiful thing to watch. Only in these days of political correctness could such an overturn occur. The best horse did NOT win the Kentucky Derby - not even close !
In the rough and tumble of elections, you get stuff said, questions asked.
This is very much a preliminary study, we don't have exact evidence from where this is coming from -- it could be that most of these materials may be coming from house dust and the use of plastic containers and packaging or, for example, nylon fibers from our tumble dryer -- and this could potentially outweigh the environmental routes of exposure.
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- Sturz, stolpernGerman
- caer, caída, revolverseSpanish
- kuperkeikka, kupsahtaa, heittää kuperkeikkaaFinnish
- dégringoler, culbuterFrench
- rovinare, crollare, precipitare, caduta, ruzzolare, cadereItalian
- porohuri, turupēpeke, turupekeMāori
- cair, tomboPortuguese
- опрокидываться, падение, упасть, рушиться, обрушиться, падать, опрокинутьсяRussian
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