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No one likes it when their sandcastle is knocked over, but his reaction is a bit, err, extreme.

Chairs are thrown, tables are knocked over, and many people onstage are toppled.

Dunn donned his best medieval garb in front of a castle only to be knocked over in his chair… over and over again.

“For those of you who wish to obstruct, get ready to get knocked over,” he promised.

When she went to shake his hand, she knocked over a pitcher of water.

"He knocked over an inkwell just before Dick came along," said Fred.

I was not easily knocked over, or, if so, had energy to get up again.

We told our separate but corroborative tales, how we had been knocked over by the shock and missed White in the confusion.

Groans, amid which the Speaker had his hat knocked over his eyes, and was kicked out of the assembly.

It also rebounded with such force that it knocked over a sailor who 35was carrying a tray of glass tumblers to set on the table.


On this page you'll find 667 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to knock over, such as: amaze, astound, bewilder, boggle, confound, and daze.

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