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To fall down or over, especially suddenly
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“I would feel a fast wind stirring up, and then a single, immensely large plop of rain would tumble on my upturned forehead.”
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To collapse or cave in, especially suddenly
“Just as it fell, the female pulled her partner away, and they watched the structure tumble.”
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To decrease rapidly in amount or value
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“In an economic slowdown, corporate profits fall and stock prices tumble, too.”
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To disturb, rumple, or toss around
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“She shook her head to tumble her hair, and turned for a last look in the glass.”
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To hang or dangle loosely
“She let her legs tumble over the edge of the raft and sat staring down at her small feet in the big ocean.”
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To move or rush in a headlong or uncontrolled way
“I'm parked in front of the television when the kids decide to noisily tumble into the room.”
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To flow in a continuous or steady manner, as of a liquid
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“A brook would tumble over a waterfall through the yard where it would wander its way back to the lake.”
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To understand the meaning or hidden implication of (a situation)
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“Rather oddly, Mrs. Waters does not now or later tumble to Tom's identity.”
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To engage in carnal activity
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To fall or collapse
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Hang out to dry
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To struggle or stagger clumsily in mud or water
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To roll oneself about in something dirty, for example in mud
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To engage in carnal activity with
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Bend and give way under pressure or strain
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To move in a group, often in a hurried manner
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To move around or sideways unsteadily
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To physically bring to the ground
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To be indecisive
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To take place or do something by accident or without intending to
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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Remove forcibly from power
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To abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a previous system, decision, situation, etc.)
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Break or fall apart into small fragments, especially as part of a process of deterioration
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Happen upon
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To be told or informed of
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To completely destroy or devastate
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A sudden or headlong fall
“He certainly gave it his all until a tumble in the second half saw him pick up an unfortunate injury.”
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A physical maneuver involving a flip of the body
“The man commanded the boy to tumble through the hoops which had been set afire.”
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A rapid fall in amount or value
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“Financiers foreclosed on heavily mortgaged farmland, and a tumble in prices left many farmers destitute.”
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An untidy or confused arrangement or state
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“My once-lovely little garden that started off with such potential, has turned into a tumble of weeds.”
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A disorganized assortment of things
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“He sets the carton on the floor next to the computer, beside a tumble of books, notebooks, and packets of letters.”
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The act or state of destroying or being destroyed, especially completely
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