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A small reminder that we can survive small stumbles and even large problems, but only if we work together.

So whenever I went uphill, I would tread on its bottom and stumble or pull on its neck.

Every few weeks we’re reminded, through some kind of stumble or head-scratching contradiction, that this is our first pandemic.

He stumbled a bit in his reelection bid, but the minority leader won Tuesday and then took control of the Senate.

I told them when I stumbled up on that beach in a little while to never forget that WE did this.

Both stumbled in their first presidential campaigns over issues of their service, or lack thereof, in the fight against communism.

NBC stumbled onto a monster of a television show when it gave the green light to Friends in 1994.

In the morning I stumbled down the staircase and choked down a chunky breakfast smoothie.

After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.

We stumbled along, close up, for the thick-piled clouds still hung their light-obscuring banners over the sky.

He walked about in the dark until, all of a sudden, he stumbled into a hole that was filled with dried grass.

Most of us showed signs, I will not say of being rattled, but of having stumbled against a rattlesnake.

He stumbled into the room, from which a heavy smell of perfume swept out upon the landing.


On this page you'll find 57 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stumbled, such as: bumble, shuffle, hesitate, wobble, limp, and swing.

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