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In 1977, Hassan Gouled Aptidon was close to being toppled as president of Djibouti for considering a khat ban.

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Engineers warned that could result in segments of the fence toppling into the river if not fixed.

Engineers warned that could result in the fence toppling into the river if not fixed.

By comparison, the S&P 500 is teetering at such rarefied heights that a sudden blast of bad news could send it toppling.

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As they topple over they bury carbon, therefore increasing the seabed’s potential as a carbon sink.

Obama has latched on to the failure of the embargo to topple the Castros as justification to shuffle the deck.

I push down on the pedal with my right leg and instead of propelling myself forward, I topple over sideways.

Others, like the Tehrike e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) vowed to topple the Pakistani state itself.

President Obama has weighed the options and concluded America does more harm than good when it sets out to topple regimes.

Margaret Thatcher had served under the Heath regime as Education Secretary and witnessed the miners topple the Conservative Party.

As they turned into red-hot ashes and began to topple over one by one into the glowing pile, Jess laughed delightedly.

It is enough to make the tallest chimney of the neighbourhood topple over with envy.

There would be a report, two reports, and he would topple over backwards to lie crumpled up and motionless.

The loungers fully expected to see Tad topple over backwards with a bullet in his body.

These congeal again, or are compressed into soft, filthy monumental masses, waiting their turn to topple into the waves at last.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to topple, such as: collapse, oust, overturn, plunge, tumble, and unseat.

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