TOPPLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TOPPLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
topple
 v.  cause to topple or tumble by pushing
 v.  fall down, as if collapsing
Classic Sentence:
1  Not the hated face of the Laconian woman, Tyndarus' daughter; not Paris is to blame; the gods, the gods in anger overturn this magnificence, and make Troy topple down.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SECOND
2  Once he nearly toppled down a flight of stairs.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 5
3  As she lost balance her body bent over, her arms revolved wildly, and when she toppled she laughed aloud.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  There were slates and bricks piled up on the roof preparatory to some repairs, and they would have me believe that the wind had toppled over one of these.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
5  Misuse of public funds, waste and corruption had reached such proportions during his administration that the edifice was toppling of its own weight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVIII
6  We must, then, make a push, and if the Indians or Frenchers are in the narrows, run the gauntlet through these toppling mountains.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
7  The line fell slowly forward like a toppling wall, and, with a convulsive gasp that was intended for a cheer, the regiment began its journey.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 19
8  Up he leapt, toppling in his fright, and saw coming towards him a terrible peaked eyeless monster moving on legs, brandishing arms.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
9  The foe holds our walls; from her high ridges Troy is toppling down.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SECOND
Example Sentence:
1  The general is accused of conniving in a plot to topple the government.
2  He just released his hold and toppled slowly backwards.
3  The pile of books toppled over onto the floor.
4  He gave her a hard push which toppled her backwards into an armchair.
5  The wounded soldier toppled down time after time.