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1. stumble

verb. ['ˈstʌmbəl'] walk unsteadily.

Synonyms

  • walk
  • falter

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • go
  • rise

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Words that Rhyme with Stumble

  • trumbull
  • trumble
  • grumble
  • crumble
  • rumble
  • mumble
  • kumble
  • jumble
  • humble
  • gumbel
  • fumble
  • bumble
  • umbel

Example sentences of the word stumble


1. Verb, base form
Interrupting your train of thought to stumble over a word can make reading repetitive and unappealing.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you stumble upon a provocative scene, however, this is less clear-cut.

Quotes containing the word stumble


1. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.
- Winston S. Churchill

2. Entrepreneurship is like a computer game in which you have to master every level before achieving success. Startups repeatedly stumble and have to go back to the drawing board. The best way to skip some levels and to increase the odds of survival is to learn from others who have already played the game.
- Vivek Wadhwa

3. He is free to evade reality, he is free to unfocus his mind and stumble blindly down any road he pleases, but not free to avoid the abyss he refuses to see.
- Ayn Rand

2. stumble

verb. ['ˈstʌmbəl'] miss a step and fall or nearly fall.

Synonyms

  • trip
  • move
  • walk

Antonyms

  • ride
  • recede
  • follow
  • fall

3. stumble

verb. ['ˈstʌmbəl'] encounter by chance.

Synonyms

  • come into
  • hit

Antonyms

  • advance
  • rush
  • converge

4. stumble

noun. ['ˈstʌmbəl'] an unsteady uneven gait.

Synonyms

  • lurch
  • stagger

Antonyms

  • remember
  • roughness
  • stay in place

5. stumble

verb. ['ˈstʌmbəl'] make an error.

Synonyms

  • mistake
  • slip
  • err
  • trip up

Antonyms

  • stay
  • float
  • descend
  • linger

6. stumble

noun. ['ˈstʌmbəl'] an unintentional but embarrassing blunder.

Synonyms

  • botch
  • fuckup
  • boner
  • blunder
  • foul-up
  • bloomer
  • boo-boo
  • trip-up
  • misstep
  • trip
  • bungle
  • pratfall
  • blooper

Antonyms

  • keep
  • conception
  • natural object
  • overgarment
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