Stumble



verb (used without object), stumbled, stumbling.
1.
to strike the foot against something, as in walking or running, so as to stagger or fall; trip.
2.
to walk or go unsteadily:
to stumble down a dark passage.
3.
to make a slip, mistake, or blunder, especially a sinful one:
to stumble over a question; to stumble and fall from grace.
4.
to proceed in a hesitating or blundering manner, as in action or speech (often followed by along).
5.
to discover or meet with accidentally or unexpectedly (usually followed by on, upon, or across):
They stumbled on a little village.
6.
to falter or hesitate, as at an obstacle to progress or belief.
verb (used with object), stumbled, stumbling.
7.
to cause to stumble; trip.
8.
to give pause to; puzzle or perplex.
noun
9.
the act of stumbling.
10.
a moral lapse or error.
11.
a slip or blunder.
verb (intransitive)
1.
to trip or fall while walking or running
2.
to walk in an awkward, unsteady, or unsure way
3.
to make mistakes or hesitate in speech or actions
4.
foll by across or upon. to come (across) by accident
5.
to commit a grave mistake or sin
noun
6.
a false step, trip, or blunder
7.
the act of stumbling
stuff the ballot box

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