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keeling over

verb as in fall, faint


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I had visions of keeling over again in a faint and thought it the better part of valour to save my friends that anxiety.

If he shows signs of keeling over or going into the shakes, give him a nip—a small one.

Reaching the decks, he ordered the boats to be cleared away, and get water and provisions, as the ship was keeling over.

Imagine our delight when, instead of keeling over, as we had feared, our boats sat as evenly and nicely as any we had ever seen.

He therefore caught her by the arms, just as she was senselessly keeling over, and raised her to a sitting posture.

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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to keel over, such as: pass out, black out, capsize, collapse, drop, and founder.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.