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A Molotov cocktail tumbled in an arc overhead and erupted briefly in a blaze.

Now Benny lifted his head up, slapped his knee, and laughed so hard that he almost tumbled over backward.

Ringo clapped; Yoko flashed peace signs; Steven Tyler tumbled for ya; Beyoncé shimmied; and Katy Perry threw “Roar” punches.

Two thick palm trunks lie across its width and its concrete block walls have tumbled to the ground.

The magazine tumbled out, but there was apparently a bullet in the chamber when Rafie retreated to the roof.

Then a shower of dirt flew into their faces and both Jolly Robin and his wife tumbled over backward.

The village of Gibel was totally destroyed, and many houses in Tripoli were tumbled down.

The train had long passed Hornberg, and far below the streams tumbled in white foam down the limestone rocks.

He took good aim, fired both barrels at him, and tumbled him off the rock into a small bush beside it.

As they came trooping in, and tumbled into their seats, Letty Barford called out, in a shrill voice.


On this page you'll find 116 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tumbled, such as: confused, deranged, disarranged, discombobulated, disconnected, and disjointed.

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