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  • n. An action where the goalkeeper deflects the ball over the crossbar.
  • v. (to cause) to topple over and fall

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. turn from an upright or normal position
  • v. cause to overturn from an upright or normal position


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  • I drive down out of Castle Cary, where the evening before had been calm, and I had witnessed a posse of badgers sauntering nonchalantly along the street beneath Lodge Hill, knocking the tops off dustbins like teenagers and rifling them, even pausing to tip over the ice-cream sign outside the newsagents.


  • Piccinni was rocking the cradle of his youngest child, born that same year; another of his children tugged at his coat to make him tip over the cradle; the mother revelling in the spectacle.

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  • Until I get more practice and I’m a little stronger, I’m an “almost-sitting baby” because if you took the pillows away or your hands off me, I would tip over immediately.

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