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Cheryl's horse stumbled, throwing her to the ground.
On his morning run, Derek stumbled over a fallen tree.
She stumbled across the hall and felt for the light switch.
Children often stumble when reading aloud.
He was embarrassed, stumbling over the words.
This is the British English definition of stumble. View American English definition of stumble.
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